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A 21-year-old female asked:

How long does colitis last?

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Dr. James Bucci
A US doctor answeredLearn more
Colitis: By your question, were you told you have Colitis? If so, what kind? Recovery depends on the cause. If by infection, depends on response to the medication, if not then I would follow up with a Gastroenterologist as you may need further testing and or treatment
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
It depends...: ...on the cause. Some types are lifelong. Your doctor can advise you on whether and what type you may have and what to expect in the future.
Last updated Aug 20, 2017

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