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To confirm colitis do they need to test biopsy sample?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Usually
It provides the most information and is usually necessary.
That being sao in the right clinical scenario imaging alone may be enough.

In brief: Usually
It provides the most information and is usually necessary.
That being sao in the right clinical scenario imaging alone may be enough.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
In brief: Ulcerative colitis
Ulcerative colitis can be relatively easy to diagnose because it normally affects only the colon and rectum and usually causes an obvious change in daily bowel habits, such as frequent stools containing blood or mucus.
Your doctor will conduct a medical history and physical exam before doing other tests.

In brief: Ulcerative colitis
Ulcerative colitis can be relatively easy to diagnose because it normally affects only the colon and rectum and usually causes an obvious change in daily bowel habits, such as frequent stools containing blood or mucus.
Your doctor will conduct a medical history and physical exam before doing other tests.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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