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A 24-year-old male asked:

Hello almost two years .i have ulcerative colitis and i take 12 pills per day. salofall and azathioprine.do you know what exactly creates this illness?

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Dr. Matthew Lublin
General Surgery 25 years experience
No one is sure: No one is exactly sure of the exact cause of ulcerative colitis. It is n autoimmune disease but why some people get it is unknown. Have you thought about surgery? Removing your colon is curative.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016

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