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Colonoscopy -small ulcers in the terminal ileum. Biopsy confirms focal ileitis with superficial erosion, but no specific cause identified. What next?

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Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Consult GI

Most common causes are crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
There are several medications which can be helpful besides diet (gluten free). You should discuss these with the gastroenterologist.If not satisfied, you can always get a second opinion.

In brief: Consult GI

Most common causes are crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
There are several medications which can be helpful besides diet (gluten free). You should discuss these with the gastroenterologist.If not satisfied, you can always get a second opinion.
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Several options!

Trial of sulfasalazine 500 x 4.
Or combo or solo ciprofloxin and/or Metronidazole 500mg bid!

In brief: Several options!

Trial of sulfasalazine 500 x 4.
Or combo or solo ciprofloxin and/or Metronidazole 500mg bid!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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