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What is ulceritis colitis?

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Dr. Edward Seegers
Internal Medicine 46 years experience
What is u.c: hi SmitaS UC is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease, and manifested by cramps, diarrea and blood in the stool. It is diagnosed on colonoscopy after seeing blood in the stool. It can be a CANCER PRECURSOR and so should be seen by gastroenterologist.thanks
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
Family Medicine 16 years experience
Ongoing irritation: Ulcerative colitis is inflammation of large intestine. It is an autoimmune condition, usually triggered by unhealthy lifestyle in genetically susceptible people. Avoiding grains, lentils, milk products, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes help heal the intestine by reducing inflammation. Probonox probitic, vit D3, eating meats, veggies help. For more info, check this: http://www.cdc.gov/ibd/index.htm

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What is colitis?

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A generic: Term for inflammation in the colon, better known as the large intestine.

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