Hi, Thanks for your question. I'm Dr. Hasan and I'll try to help you.
I am sorry to hear about his problem. I am going to address your primary concern but later you can ask anything you want.
The report has two main findings first one is the nodularity of the terminal ileum.
It means that small multipe nodules are see in the last part of his small intestine.
peri lymphatic inflammation of rectal mucosa means redness of the mucosa of rectum.
patchy congestion means there are areas of redness alternating with normal looking areas of his intestines.
The point is this that what does all this mean.
These findings and moreover his symptoms are consistent with inflammatory bowel disease.
It is further divided in to ulcerative colitis and crohns disease.
I am sorry that he has been going through all this for 2 years.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be controlled with medications.
The medicines that can be started include sulfasalazine, steroids etc.
The other drugs include immune suppressor drugs like cyclosporine.
These drugs will control the symptoms but as he has lost weight and essential minerals, he will also need vitamin B12, iron, calcium, vitamin D etc.
Are the Biopys looking for cancerous cells?
No biopsy is to confirm the diagnosis of IBD.
None of his endoscopy findings are consistent with cancer.
So please don't stress yourself for cancer.
He doesn't has cancer.
Are you giving him anything to reduce the diarrhea?
no,it is in the hands of the dr.,he take lots of anity diarrhea tablets of the counter at the chemist
Don't worry, after the biopsy, the doctor will recommend one or more of the drugs that I have mentioned and your son will improve significantly and will gain weight as well.
The main thing in his treatment was the delay that he has encountered otherwise an earlier colonoscopy would have clarified the things quite early.