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Depending on the cause of proctitis, alternative medicine has several types of treatments available. If proctitis is related to gonorrhea, syphilis, or chlamydia, appropriate antibiotic treatment is recommended. Supplementation with Lactobacillus ...[read article]

Tests for Proctitis

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An anoscopy is a procedure that can help a physician identify an abnormality in your gastrointestinal tract, in particular your anus and rectum. To perform an anosc...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Endoscopy is a procedure that uses specialized tools to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. This allows surgeons to view problems with...  More
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Medical Procedures for Proctitis

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A sitz bath is a warm, shallow bath that cleanses the perineum (the space between the rectum and the vulva or scrotum). A sitz bath can be used for everyday persona...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Proctitis

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Excision of Lesion of Rectum
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Prescribed Medications for Proctitis

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PENICILLIN G (pen i SILL in G) is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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VANCOMYCIN (van koe MYE sin) is a glycopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vira...  More
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METRONIDAZOLE (me troe NI da zole) is an antiinfective. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial and protozoal infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or...  More
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MESALAMINE (me SAL a meen) is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.  More
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CIPROFLOXACIN (sip roe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used to decrease swelling, itching, and pain that is caused by minor skin irritations or by hemorrh...  More
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MESALAMINE (me SAL a meen) is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.  More
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