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How would a doctor treat himself if he had colitis?

12 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
6 doctors agree

In brief: He wouldn't

A doctor who treats himself for any serious malady has a fool for a patient!

In brief: He wouldn't

A doctor who treats himself for any serious malady has a fool for a patient!
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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3 doctors agree

In brief: Colitis

I would seek help from a reputable gastroenterologist.
It would also depend on what form of colitis you (or i....Since you asked:-))had. There are many forms of colitis.

In brief: Colitis

I would seek help from a reputable gastroenterologist.
It would also depend on what form of colitis you (or i....Since you asked:-))had. There are many forms of colitis.
Dr. Gregory Ginn
Dr. Gregory Ginn
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: 5ASA with quick

Escalation of treatment as needed.
This is assuming you are speaking of uc or crohn's colitis ; and being followed by a gi.

In brief: 5ASA with quick

Escalation of treatment as needed.
This is assuming you are speaking of uc or crohn's colitis ; and being followed by a gi.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not literally

We assume you mean what do those with the "inside knowledge" do for a specific condition.
Dr ginn answered it best. Seek treatment from a competent expert in that area of medicine.

In brief: Not literally

We assume you mean what do those with the "inside knowledge" do for a specific condition.
Dr ginn answered it best. Seek treatment from a competent expert in that area of medicine.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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