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Can radiation therapy cause colitis?

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Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Radiation Oncology
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In brief: Yes

This is inflammation of the bowel lining.
This can be a result of radiation or chemotherapy. But this inflammation can also be infectious or autoimmune as well. If its radiation caused it has to be by radiation aimed at the bowel and can be treated with diet and drugs.

In brief: Yes

This is inflammation of the bowel lining.
This can be a result of radiation or chemotherapy. But this inflammation can also be infectious or autoimmune as well. If its radiation caused it has to be by radiation aimed at the bowel and can be treated with diet and drugs.
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
Dr. Bahman Daneshfar
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Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

It is called radiation colitis and can be seen years after radiation.

In brief: Yes

It is called radiation colitis and can be seen years after radiation.
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
Dr. Vijay Laxmi Misra
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