A chronic, inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation in the digestive tract. It’s as Common that More than 200,000 US cases per year. Ulcerative colitis is usually only in the innermost lining of the large intestine (colon) and rectum. Forms range from mild to severe. Having ulcerative colitis puts a patient at increased risk of developing colon cancer.
What are the symptoms
Symptoms include rectal bleeding, bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramps, and pain.
Treatment includes medications and surgery.
What is the cause
A condition that causes inflammation of the intestines, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease is known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD is different from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Unlike IBD, IBS does not cause inflammation, ulcers, or other damage to the bowel.
How does Colitis begin
Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, or long lasting, disease that causes inflammation—irritation or swelling—and sores called ulcers on the inner lining of the large intestine. … Ulcerative colitis most often begins gradually and can become worse over time. Symptoms can be mild to severe.
Can Ulcerative Colitis be cured
(UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease that mainly affects the lining of the large intestine (colon). This autoimmune disease has a relapsing-remitting course, which means that periods of flare-ups are followed by periods of remission. Right now, there’s no medical cure for UC.
What treatment can be taken
Treatment consists of anti-inflammatory medications