Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

joint pain ulcerative colitis

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Ulcerative colitis causes an inflammatory arthritis mainly in the large joints of the lower extremities. If the hla-b27 antigen is present, it may als ... Read More
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Non-destructive: Uc can cause joint pain and even joint swelling and redness in most joints including hips, knees, wrists, fingers. Unlike rheumatoid arthritis, uc-ass ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammation: A percentage of patients with ulcerative colitis will have an associated inflammatory arthritis. This type of arthritis is similar in mechanism to ot ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Daniel Popowich
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Extraintestinal: There are several autoimmune associated arthritis conditions with UC. The low back pain (sacroiliitis) is usually associated with HLA-B27 and can res ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Occur together: Ulcerative colitis (and other colonic inflammations) cause joint pain and inflammation of the eyes in some patients. It is not normal, but neither is ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
See an optho ASAP: You need to get your eyes checked out by a ophthalmologist. You may have uveitis, which is seen with uc and crohn's. The doctor will need to do a slit ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Notaroberto
28 years experience Ophthalmology
Ulcerative Colitis: (uc) is an inflammatory disease that primarily affects the large intestine. It is part of a spectrum of inflammatory bowel diseases. About 10% of peop ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Diarrhea: Is the diarrhea different from your usual ulcerative colitis flair up, and when you have flair ups how long do they last. People with ulcerative colit ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Medications: The best way to deal with the symptoms of UC (abdominal pain, diarrhea, poor appetite, bloody stools) is to take UC medications that decrease the inf ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Ulcerative colitis: Whipworms have been suggested as a potential treatment. See www.Scientificamerican.Com/article.Cfm?Id=helminthic-therapy-mucus.
2
2 thanks
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Inflammation: Uc is an inflammatory bowel disease with many triggers. Any trigger that creates an inflammatory response can/will cause a flare up - especially if y ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Ulcerative colitis is a risk factor for:: Cavernous sinus thrombosis, Cholangiocarcinoma, Toxic megacolon, Uveitis, Bowel perforation.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Colitis: There are many forms and types of colitis, some will resolve on their own. Infectious (bacterial), pseudomembranous, ischemic, crohn's, etc. Ulcerativ ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month