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A 36-year-old female asked:

I have been diagnosed with colitis from food poisoning. how long do colitis symptoms generally last?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Colitis: This really depends on what medication is being used for the treatment - like antibiotics etc... - if there is a god response to medication then expect symptoms to last from 3-5 days in the acute phase but your bowels may not get back to normal for about 7 days or so.
Last updated Dec 3, 2018

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