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What is the verdict on folic acid for ulcerative colitis patients? Does the science show that UC patients should supplement it, and if yes, what dose?

Good question. The data certainly points to an association between low folate (folic acid) levels and incidence of UC. Furthermore, folate (folic acid) is protective against the development of colon cancer. Checking levels is a good idea and a gastroenterologist, especially one that specializes in IBD can guide you further. I think you are on the right track in your line of questioning. Good luck. Read more...

How often does a gastroenterologist of many years see interstitial nephritis 2ry. To 5-ASA in Ulcerative Colitis patients?

Rarely... Try this website: http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=interstitial+nephritis+with+mesalamine&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart&sa=X&ei=U4uOU53YB_LHsASlroHgAg&ved=0CCYQgQMwAA. A search of PubMed found very few contemporary citations on the subject. Read more...

On average, how long before low grade dysplasia of the colon becomes cancer for patients with ulcerative colitis 9 years.

Dyplasia. That is a great question for your gastroenterologist or surgeon. Who is taking care of you? It is impossible to say for sure. You deserve to have the advice of a physician who knows you and the specifics about your condition. . Read more...
UC monitoring. This should be monitored by screening for changes. . Read more...