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A 23-year-old male asked:

if i do ab or tummy exercises will it make my ulcerative colitis worse?

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Dr. John Hanna
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Exercise Helps: Exercise has been know to help all forms of chronic disease. Exercise would not hurt but rather help improve your general condition and hence most likely be a benefit for the management of your uc.
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
General Surgery 39 years experience
No effect: Exercise will have no effect on your ulcerative colitis. If you plan to exert yourself, refrain from high impact sports and hydrate well.

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