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How is ulcerative colitis diagnosed?

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Dr. Dustin Colegrove
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Symptoms and : Via colonoscopy. Biopsies will be taken during the procedure and interpretation by a pathologist and may show characteristics of ulcerative colitis. Some additional lab work or imaging may be done as well.

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How to be diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and possibly chrons?

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What are/is ulcerative colitis?

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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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