Gastroenterology/ibs or ibd?

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Harriet wrote at 2013-04-19 00:00:00
Please ask your gastroenterologist to R/O Collagenous colitis. A specific biopsy of the epithelium done during a colonoscopy can give you a definitive diagnosis. Treatment is often: pral budesonide, Gastrocrom, or Asacol.I was diagnosed 2 years ago and am now feeling better with treatment.


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Miranda

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I can answer most questions pertaining to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis) as well as the medications, surgeries and tests associated with it. I am not a doctor so please don't ask questions that aren't related to this specific area or close to it because it is not my area of expertise.

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I have been diagnosed with Crohn's disease for over six years and have dealt with the disease since I was twelve years old. I have been through every medication, numerous exams as well as surgery. I have also worked at a camp for chronically ill children the past four summers and two of our sessions are Crohn's and Colitis so I am very familiar with both conditions.

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Crohn's Colitis Foundation of America

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I have a bachelor of arts in Health Promotion and a minor in Human Biology

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