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Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis

Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis: Introduction

Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis: Ulcerative proctosigmoiditisis an idiopathic chronicinflammatory disorder limited to the sigmoid colon and the rectum. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis is available below.

Symptoms of Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis

  • Frequent episodes of rectal bleeding occur, with or without mucus. The characteristic feature is blood in each bowel movement.
  • Urgency and tenesmus
  • Abdominal cramps
  • Weight loss in severe cases
  • Extracolonic manifestations
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis

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Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis: Complications

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Causes of Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis

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Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed...read more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called intestinal imbalance. The digestive system contains a variety of "good"...read more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can also kill...read more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. food poisoning). In fact, it's more likely to be an infectious...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, also fail to be diagnosed with fatal...read more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms ...read more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of the better known possibilities are peptic ulcer, colon cancer, irritable bowel...read more »

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Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis

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Prognosis for Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis

Prognosis for Ulcerative proctosigmoiditis: Most cases are controlled with medical therapies, with the patient experiencing lifelong exacerbations and remissions. In more severe cases, surgery results in a cure.

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