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Colitis

The inflammation of the tissue that lines the inner wall of the colon or large intestine is called colitis. The various causes of colitis include inflammatory bowel disease (Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), infection, allergy, etc. Colitis can result in abdominal pain, stomach cramps, blood in stools, and diarrhea.

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I am experiencing pelvic and left ovary pain. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 33 years old female, and I have had three c-sections and normal regular periods. My menstrual cycle three months back was short and lighter, and I ovulated about a week early. I noticed some pain, which almost reminded me of implantation pain. This continued on and off with pain an...  Read Full »


Dr. Joshi Shalaka Kishor

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After undergoing three cesarean sections, it is quite possible to have intra-abdominal adhesions which may give rise to intermittent pain associated with the bowel movements. The pain that you experienced could be mid cycle ovulation pain. As you have undergone transvag...  Read Full »

Why do I feel like pooping every 30 minutes?

Query: Hello doctor, I feel like I have to poop every 30 minutes. I feel like pooping, but nothing comes, only oily discharge. What could be the reason? Kindly help.  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Oily discharge can be due to a lot of conditions. Firstly, it can be due to colitis, where you feel like passing motion constantly, and there can be some oily discharge. It can also be due to IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Sometimes it ca...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for pain in the left side of stomach with burping, gas and green stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing a pain on the left side of my stomach with passing gas and burping in the stomach. My stool is green and there is no sign of blood and no vomiting. I have been to the doctor and he gave me Nexium and Ranitidine for three days. Also, I was feeling a little bett...  Read Full »


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Pain on the left side of the abdomen, along with burping and stomach pain are all suggestive of colitis. Since your stool is also green in color, it is advisable that you get your stool examined for parasites and ova. The sensation in the ...  Read Full »

Why do I get swelling in feet and ankle after Entocort intake?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 62-year-old female. I was diagnosed with collagenous colitis following colonoscopy biopsies. I started on Entocort, three days later I have severe swelling in feet and ankles. I am fatigued the next day. On the seventh day, I had swelling of lips and a strange feeling in the th...  Read Full »


Dr. Srinivas Morampudi

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Entocort (Budesonide) is a corticosteroid. It is very unlikely to cause anemia, especially to the extent that you had. What was your hemoglobin prior to the colonoscopy? If it was near normal and then dropped to 3.6, that would be a huge drop. If you had gastrointestin...  Read Full »

My CT scan shows colitis but I have no signs. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 54 year old male. My weight is 185 lbs weight is 5 feet 7 inches . I have done a CT scan before three months, and it showed mild thickening of the sigmoid colon suggestive colitis. I do not have any symptoms of colitis, diarrhea or blood in the stool. I have done stool occult blood...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The word colitis means an inflammatory reaction in the colon, often autoimmune or infectious. Most of the patients present with the pain in abdomen, diarrhea, and vomiting. The first issue is to try to determine whether you had ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. Mil...  Read Full »

Why am I getting blood in stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting blood after my toilet and from last night I have to go to the toilet every 10 minutes. I am a 25-year-old female with a weight of 121 lbs and height 5.2 feet.Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are having blood in stool complaint as per history. Hereby, I am giving you my opinion on your case. It can be an acute infective condition like gastroenteritis or colitis. Your local rectal examination should be done and stool routine microscopic examination sho...  Read Full »

I still have gas and bloating issues after a normal gastroscopy. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 29 years old. I was having stomach pain, acidity and bloating since a year. So, I did an endoscopy as advised by my doctor. The report showed H. pylori positive. I finished the full course of medication as directed by the doctor and I felt better. Then, I switched to a new place. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Having gone through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it appears that you have lower esophageal sphincter laxity (LOS laxity). Also, you might be having chronic gastritis and colitis. The gas and bloating is usually secondary to these pathol...  Read Full »

What is the reason for my abdominal pain? Please help

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 28 year old female. Before 10 months, I got left side abdominal pain with mild fever. I went to the ER. After blood tests and CT scan, they said it as diverticulitis. After using antibiotics, it got cleared. Every couple of months I feel pain when I press my abdomen but no fever. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Diverticula are the tiny bulges that are formed from the colonic wall and this condition is named diverticulosis. Blockade or infection or inflammation leads to diverticulitis. It will be associated with abdominal pain, altered bowel habits, occasional bleedi...  Read Full »

I have fever and diarrhea with little blood. What does that mean?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been ill for the past five to six days and seem to gradually be getting better. I had a very strong fever the first night, then very mild fever and lots of diarrhea over the last three days, but yesterday I noticed there was a lot of blood but also last night I managed to get th...  Read Full »


Dr. Yogesh Kumar Sehrawat

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are likely to be suffering from dysentery. It is like bloody diarrhea, fever, and loose stools indicating you are having an infection going on. I would like you to get a CBC (complete blood count), stool routine and microscopy tests also done. Till then you shoul...  Read Full »

What leads to blood with loose stool?

Query: Hello doctor, I have blood coming in loose stool for the past one year but I do not feel any pain. What is the reason?  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Blood in stool is not a normal condition as you are having the problem for one year. It should be investigated in detail and the following work-up will be useful. Rectal, anal area examination, stool routine microscopic examination, proctoscopy examination, colonoscopy,...  Read Full »

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