Biopsy report came back today -
This is what it says -
Microscopic Appearance - Sections revealed fragments of ileal mucosa showing intact mucosal lining and normal villous configuration. Stroma shows scattered mixed inflammatory cells including several eosinophils.
Pathological diagnosis - Non - specific ileitis with significant eosinophilic infiltrates.
What does this diagnosis mean? Also can crohns be ruled out now?
My symptoms are gas, occasional diarrhea - loose soft stools, sometimes watery, never more than 2-3 times a day. Was diagnosed with IBS-D earlier, I have noticed I have triger foods. This was a routine colonoscopy done to rule out IBD.
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All your symptoms are more specific of IBS-D, your biochemistry is normal
Your colonoscopy is normal, except for the non...
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With the available described symptoms, it can be concluded that you are suffering from chronic diarrhea.
Do you have past history of constipation and now you are facing diarrhea?
Do you have excessive flatulence/ gargling sound/ abdominal discomfort/...
WITHOUT EXAMINING ITS VERY DIFFICULT TO COMMENT ANYTHING BUT IT APPEARS YOU MAY BE SUFFERING FROM TROPICAL SPRUE, HYPOTHYROIDISM AND STARVATION KETOACIDOSIS AS BASED ON YOUR HISTORY
YOU SHOULD GO FOR FOLLOWING TEST:
1) COMPLETE BLOOD COUNT AND PERIPHERAL BLOOD FILM
Sounds like you have had this problem for a very long time.
I am glad that you are trying to eat healthy, a hogh fiber
diet along with adequate amounts of fluids and als staying
physically active. That is a very good attitude to have.
I am assuming that you have had all the blood...
I have identified some foods that seem to be triggers(coffee, eggs, onions) and have eliminated these form my diet.. My questions are: is there anything effective to treat IBS and is there an effective method of testing for food sensitivities (not allergies)? I try not to take Immodium as it does stop diarrhea for me but makes me feel lousy.