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Old 06-11-2008, 01:06 PM   #1
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Is it possible to have colitis but not ulcerative colitis?

I am waiting for biopsy results from my colonoscopy, but the doctor mentioned that the inflammation was due to colitis. Are there other types of colitis that are not ulcerative colitis?

 
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Old 06-11-2008, 04:39 PM   #2
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Re: Is it possible to have colitis but not ulcerative colitis?

Yes. They told me I had "nonspecific colitis" while they waited on the biopsies. When they came back they said it was all clear and I asked about the colitis... she said it was inflammation but they didn't know from what.

I know where are other types, like from bacteria, etc.
sorry I'm not more help!

 
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Old 06-12-2008, 05:17 AM   #3
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Re: Is it possible to have colitis but not ulcerative colitis?

Thanks for the reply ZoeGirl. I hope that's what I have and not ulcerative colitis. Did you need to do any treatment, or have followup testing?

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