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Doctor insights on: What Is A Aphthae In Terminal Ileum

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What can I do for aphtha mouth ulcer?

What can I do for aphtha mouth ulcer?

Wait...: Apthus ulcer, canker sore, cold sore...All the same. They can result from stress, fatigue or just because they want to. There is no cure but if you get them often then you can take some medicine (acyclovir) to lessen the life or ease their pain. For the most part they just have to run their course. If you don't do anything they are gone in 14 days or so. Watch spicy or acidic foods. ...Read more

Ileum (Definition)

The last (furthest from the mouth) of three parts of the small intestine. It is involved primarily in absorption of various nutrients that have been digested in the stomach and earlier portions ...Read more


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Can doctor separate sore that related to Aphtha or to oral cancer?

Can doctor separate sore that related to Aphtha or to oral cancer?

Yes: Aphthous ulcers are or short duration. Oral cancer ulcers don't go away. See an oral surgeon or ENT doc. For exam if sores persist. ...Read more

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How much time is the terminal ileum?

Vannot tell: Your question is not clear. The last part of the small intestine is called the terminal ileum. ...Read more

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What does this mean: terminal ileum normal?

What does this mean: terminal ileum normal?

Normal intestine: The ileum is the last part of the small intestine (after duodenum and jejunum). Terminal means last part. So, the ending of the ileum (and the ending of the small intestine) is the terminal ileum. Thus, the phrase you refer to means the end of the small intestine was normal. ...Read more

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What does terminal ileum and colon mean?

What does terminal ileum and colon mean?

Digestive system: The gastrointestinal tract consists of stomach, small intestines and large intestine or colon. Terminal ileum is the distal part of small bowel that enters the proximal part of large bowel (cecum) at ileocecal valve.Small bowel contributes to digestion of food and colon usually storage area of stool. ...Read more

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What does congested mucosa in the terminal ileum mean?

It means that the: Lining of the intestine at the end of the ilium is thickened and engorged with fluid or blood. ...Read more

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Can infection cause inflammation of only the terminal ileum?

Can infection cause inflammation of only the terminal ileum?

Infection: No, many agents responsible for infectious colitis can affect numerous portions of the GI tract and are seldom confined to a specific area. ...Read more

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What does the statement "a diffuse are of mucosa in the terminal ileum was nodular" mean. I don't understand the medical language?

Ask GI doc who ordrd: This question's best answered by the GI doctor who performed the procedure & submitted the report. The GI doctor should explain its significance (i.e., if it correlates with your symptoms or not). "Diffuse" = widespread. "Terminal ileum" = region of small intestine near appendix / large intestine. "Nodular" means forming a mass or round spherical shape (nodule). TTYD. Good luck & thanks for asking ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy last week, which came back clear, however on my report it shows that 40 biopsies were taken from the rectum to the terminal ileum?

I had a colonoscopy last week, which came back clear, however on my report it shows that 40 biopsies were taken from the rectum to the terminal ileum?

Depends: Why was the colonoscopy done? If it was as monitoring for inflammatory bowel disease, then the biopsies were appropriate. Give it a week or so and check with your doctor about the results of the biopsies.
Wish you good health and a Happy New Year! ...Read more

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I had a colonoscopy and it said findings terminal ileum two small areas of shallow ulceration not otherwise normal just wanted. To know what that?

Possibly nothing: We sometimes see these. They may be nonspecific and related to preparation artifact. They may also be related to medications you may be taking such as nonsteroidal medications (ibuprofen, naproxen, advil). Inflammatory bowel disease is also a consideration but is less likely based on your description. Make sure to followup with your doctor who did the procedure. ...Read more

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Ileum is about 2 meters, but how long is the "terminal" portion of it?

Grey area: Usually refers to the last few centimeters as the ileum enters the cecum. Its not defined by any anatomic landmark.... maybe the ligament of treves, if you want to mince words. ...Read more

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Does finding a 1-2 mm ulceration in the terminal ileum compatible with ileitis mean I have crohns?

Does finding a 1-2 mm ulceration in the terminal ileum compatible with ileitis mean I have crohns?

Crohn's disease: An ulcer in the terminal ileum is suggestive of crohn's disease but does not mean you actually have it. You need to see a gastroenterologist and have serologies sent for inflammatory bowel disease. That will determine if you have crohn's. ...Read more

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Pls help? Biopsies from the terminal ileum show chronic inflammation with prominent lymphoid follicles to be reactive in nature.

Terminal ileum biops: Your pathology of the terminal ileum is benign. This does not mean that you are having crohn's disease. However, discuss this with your GI physician for other questions and possible treatment for your symptoms. You must have a colonoscopy for a reason. ...Read more

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Terminal ileum biopsy- ileum type mucosa with prominent lymphoid aggregate. What does this mean.

Normal biopsy: The ileum normally has numerous lymphoid aggregates. To a pathologist, this actually helps us figure out which part of the small intestine the biopsy is from. Unless something else was stated in your report, this should be taken as "normal." ...Read more

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Terminal ileum biopsy: unremarkable ileal mucosa. Negative for active/ chronic ileitis, no granulomas seen. Meaning? Good? Bad? Thanks

Sampling: It is good that there was no pathology in the tissue biopsied. Please keep in mind that the pathologist can only tell you what was in the tissue that was removed, not what is the rest of the body. Lesions in Crohns can be patchy and you need to follow your doctor's advice about follow-up care. ...Read more

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Biopsy from terminal ileum during colonoscopy showed "focal ileitis with superficial erosion. No granulomas, no specific cause identified"?

Biopsy from terminal ileum during colonoscopy showed "focal ileitis with superficial erosion. No granulomas, no specific cause identified"?

Forerunner: Of worse to come unless the dietary cause is eliminated. I have always stopped my patients from taking milk and milk products when they have ulcerative colitis. Try it! Its cheap. Also check out your diet in general. Apart from milk, restrict it to "god made" foods. ...Read more

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Having 20cm of sm intest (at terminal ileum) removed due to IBD. What's avg length of hospital stay after surgery? Basic phys feelings after surgery?

Having 20cm of sm intest (at terminal ileum) removed due to IBD. What's avg length of hospital stay after surgery? Basic phys feelings after surgery?

Initially may get: Loose bowel movements, long term effects you need to be monitor Vit B12 & iron levels, will need supplements You may loose bile salts and that will lead tendency to form gall stones ...Read more

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My Bf had colonoscopy done & diagnosed with apthoid ulcer measuring 1 mm in terminal ileum. Biopsies were obtained, reports says cannot identify problem?

Small bowel ulcer: Could be anything from as simple as an isolated ulcer from aspirin or anti-inflammatory medication induced to the early signs of Crohn's disease ...Read more

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Hey Recently my Bf had his colonoscopy done and it was identified that three apthoid ulcer were found measuring 1 mm in the terminal ileum. Biopsies were obtained but the biopsies reports says that they cannot identify the problem. Do I need to worry?

Ileum ulcers: In general, you should not have to worry. Aphthous ulcers in the ileum can have many underlying causes, including infection, autoimmune, medication (pills usually) and idiopathic (inflammatory bowel disease.) Depending on the symptoms that led to the colonoscopy, further work-up or trial therapies may lead to more specific answers. Cancer not likely on the list at his age. ...Read more

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Hey Recently my Bf had his colonoscopy done and it was identified that three apthoid ulcer were found measuring 1 mm in the terminal ileum. Biopsies were obtained but the biopsies reports says that they cannot identify the problem. Do I need to worry?

Misinformed: You need to discuss with your physician the exact contents of the biopsy report. It is unlikely that the pathologist would simply say can't identify the problem; more likely it offers several possibilities or differential diagnosis for your physician to work on ...Read more

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The doctor biopsied my terminal ileum because there was a patchy area of mucosa that was mildly granular. Could this be serious?

Yes: He/she is probably being careful and looking for a diagnosis. Early Crohn's can look like this, and there are other entities. The pathologist may or may not be able to call it. ...Read more

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What are the causes of having a simple ulcer in the terminal ileum? So far I have read that h. Pylori can cause this. Anything else?

Not H. pylori: This bacteria causes ulcers in the stomach and duodenum. An ulcer in the terminal ileum can be either crohn's disease or medication-induced (like Aspirin and nsaids), . ...Read more

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Colonoscopy results says ileitis biopsy says benign terminal ileum with prominent payer patches CD3 t cells and CD20 b cells positive is it crohns

Colonoscopy results says ileitis biopsy says benign terminal ileum with prominent payer patches CD3 t cells and CD20 b cells positive is it crohns

Clinical picture: The colonoscopy and biopsy results need to be correlated with the clinical symptoms and signs to make a definite diagnosis. They should not be taken in isolation. ...Read more