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Can rectal ulceration be caused by severe & sudden colitis?

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Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja

Gastroenterologist, Surgical

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Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014 in Liver and Gall Bladder
Question: Can rectal ulceration be caused by severe & sudden Colitis? Infectious colitis caused by food bourne illness?
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Answered by Dr. Ajit Naniksingh Kukreja 20 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Could Be

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for writing in

Rectal ulcers can be because of number of reasons

Collitis if ulcerative can cause rectal ulcers

Food borne infections in acute form can not cause rectal ulcerations in acute form

Solitary ulcerations are usually because of chronic constipation & fingering

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