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Risk The chance or probability that something will or will not happen. Gastroenterologist A physician who specializes in diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, and pancreas. 20 Each of the following procedures (except capsule endoscopy) is performed using an endoscope (in the case of colonoscopy, the tool is called a colonoscope). An endoscope is a small, thin, flexible tube (about the width of a finger) with a light and a camera mounted on the end of the tube that is inserted through the mouth or, in the case of a colonoscope, the rectum.
QXP 8/31/09 5:35 PM Page 28 100 Q&A ABOUT CROHN’S DISEASE AND ULCERATIVE COLITIS: A LAHEY CLINIC GUIDE Colonic transit time The time it takes for stool to travel from the beginning of the colon (the cecum) to the rectum. combination of these symptoms. Individuals with IBS are often classified as being pain-predominant, diarrhea-predominant, or constipation-predominant, depending upon the predominant symptom. The abdominal pain can be across the entire abdomen, or localized to one area of the abdomen (often the lower right or lower left side).
The aminosalicylate remains in the colon and is the active agent responsible for suppressing inflammation. Because in order to work sulfasalazine requires colonic bacteria to split it apart, its beneficial effect is mostly limited to the colon and is less helpful in small bowel disease. And because it is a sulfa-based drug, it cannot be taken if you have a sulfa allergy. Even in individuals without a sulfa allergy, side effects are experienced in up to 30% of cases. Some of the more common side effects are headache, nausea, heartburn, indigestion, loss of appetite, and photosensitivity (easily burning in the sun).
100 Questions & Answers About Crohns Disease And Ulcerative Colitis: A Lahey Clinic Guide by Andrew S. Warner