A 48-year-old member asked:
How to deal with ulcerative colitis?
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Pediatric Gastroenterology 18 years experience
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 inflammation in your colon. Some medications are delivered by mouth, others by enema, and others by IV or injection. The types of medications that are appropriate for you should be discussed with your GI doctor.
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General Practice 53 years experience
Medications: ? Re how treat Ulcerative Colitis, UC. See a Gastroenterologist who specializes in UC. If symptoms persist despite therapies, ask the doctor if he would approve of the use of Cannabis. Do not use if he disapproves, and see a Cannabis Medicinal Consultant if he does approve. I have treated UC patients who have reported benefit from Cannabis.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
What are/is ulcerative colitis?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 45 years experience
Inflammatory : Condition of unknown cause that causes cramps, diarrhea sometimes bloody, and GI absorption problems. Treatment requires anti-inflammatory drugs and sometimes even surgery. Complicated issue that is impossible to discuss in limited space here.
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Last updated Sep 2, 2015
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