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Not long ago diagnosed with colitis/ colon inflammation, could uc or crohn's flares last a month or longer?

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Dr. Andrew Seibert answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

UC/Crohn's : Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are inflammatory diseases which tend to be chronic. Certainly the flares can last for a month or longer, but we do have good medicines these days to get them under control. To treat this you need a gastroenterologist who treats these diseases regularly. It is important to follow their advice closely. Good luck.

Answered 5/17/2017

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