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What Foods Make Collagenous Colitis Worse
Inflammatory disease: Microscopic colitis is an inflammation of the colon that causes persistent watery diarrhea. The disorder gets its name from the fact that one needs to examine colon tissue under a microscope to identify it. There are two varieties: collagenous colitis, in which a thick layer of protein/collagen develops in the tissue and lymphocytic colitis, in which white blood cells (lymphocytes) accumulate. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I used to take normix for my collagenous colitis but it gave me some problems. Can i take something similar? Thanks!
I have Collagenous Colitis, an autoimmune disease currently managed by my GI Doc. Budesonide is the only thing that helps.
??: As you may know, collagenous colitis is characterized by watery diarrhea..You should avoid taking NSAIDS,as doctor probably told you.Diagnosis is by biopsy showing a band of collagen in the submucosa.Not sure what you are asking though???Good luck.I am sure you are in good hands with gastro doctor. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Recent diagnosis of collagenous colitis with high platelets, high IgE and eos. What do the elevated blood levels mea?
I am presently taking Asacol (Mesalazine) for Collagenous Colitis, can I take ibuprofen? Or will this damage my kidneys?
Not a good idea: Ibuprofen can increase the chance of kidney damage with Asacol. So can other anti-inflammatory agents like aspirin and and naprosyn. It is not a good idea to take them together. In addition, anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen can make colitis worse so it is best to take acetaminophen if you need something for pain. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My wife has colitis and takes meds. She has attacks that causes bad pain from bottom of sternum to ab area.Does stress & smoking make it worse+food?Ty
Yes: She could have gerd or acid reflux, gallstones, flareup of colitis or some other GI problem. She may be suffering from chest pain due to smoking which can cause heart disease. Smoking not only causes respiratory problems but has been linked to bladder and colon cancer. She should definitely get checked out by her internist or pcp to see what the cause of her pain is. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
I have colitis and I wear make up for acne everyday is it bad for the health purpose can it make it worse because you skin absorbs it?
Not intestinal: Walking per se will not make the inflammation in your colon worse. If you are having pain when you walk, it is likely that it is not related to the colon inflammation. Have you checked with a physical therapist to evaluate the pain and where it is likely coming from? ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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