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Can someone tell me if there is any connection between ulcerative colitis and high ocular pressure?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Possible: There is a relationship between ulcerative colitis and uveitis. This swelling within the iris could cause obstruction if severe enough. Have you had a good ocular exam.
Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatric Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Uveitis: The connection is that uveitis is seen with uc and crohn's. This is diagnosed by an ophalmologist and this doctor will need to do a slit lamp exam. Uveitis is a rare manifestation of uc and crohns though.

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Can you please tell me the options for someone with ulcerative colitis?

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Dr. Robert Uyeda
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Medical treatment: Is successful in majority of cases. If you develop complications such as bleeding, perforation, cancer, or intractability despite optimum medical treatment, then surgery might become necessary.

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