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What kind of condition is distal colitis?

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Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Bleeding

Inflammation of colon involving only the lower portion.
Symptoms include bleeding, diarrhea and pain.

In brief: Bleeding

Inflammation of colon involving only the lower portion.
Symptoms include bleeding, diarrhea and pain.
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
Dr. Kenneth Mirkin
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Inflammation with distal colitis involves: proctitis (rectum only), proctosigmoiditis (rectum and sigmoid), or left-sided colitis.
Dr. David Ziring
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Distal colitis

Is inflammation of the colon limited to the end of the colon near the rectum.
It can be what's called proctitis, proctosigmoiditis, or left sided colitis. It often responds well to a combination of both oral and topical (enema or suppository( mesalamines.

In brief: Distal colitis

Is inflammation of the colon limited to the end of the colon near the rectum.
It can be what's called proctitis, proctosigmoiditis, or left sided colitis. It often responds well to a combination of both oral and topical (enema or suppository( mesalamines.
Dr. David Ziring
Dr. David Ziring
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