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Can / does anabolic steroids ( used for body building ) affect ulcerative colitis ?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Playing with fire!

Your well-meaning friends (& even coaches) may extoll short-term bulking effect of anabolics to build muscle faster. Don't mortgage your future health for short term gains these agents seem to provide.
I have never met a patient who took steroids who didn't regret doing so later on.The consequences last forever & significantly shorten your quality of life, particularly if you have underlying uc.

In brief: Playing with fire!

Your well-meaning friends (& even coaches) may extoll short-term bulking effect of anabolics to build muscle faster. Don't mortgage your future health for short term gains these agents seem to provide.
I have never met a patient who took steroids who didn't regret doing so later on.The consequences last forever & significantly shorten your quality of life, particularly if you have underlying uc.
Dr. Charles Cattano
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