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Can radiation therapy contribute to my colitis?

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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Please see my answer to a very related question.
This transient symptom can be managed with medication if severe.

In brief: Yes

Please see my answer to a very related question.
This transient symptom can be managed with medication if severe.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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Dr. Reza Shirazi
Radiation Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Radiation is not used to control or improve irritation/ inflammation or infection.
Just the opposite, when radiation is used typically to treat cancer, it can cause some transient irritation and inflammation that is managed if needed by medication.

In brief: No

Radiation is not used to control or improve irritation/ inflammation or infection.
Just the opposite, when radiation is used typically to treat cancer, it can cause some transient irritation and inflammation that is managed if needed by medication.
Dr. Reza Shirazi
Dr. Reza Shirazi
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