How to treat colitis?

Number of meds. There are a number of meds that can be used Dependent on your age, medical condition, site of involvement, extent of involvement, other meds you are taking, and your response to meds. This can be addressed by your GI DR, and you should be followed by one.
Depends. Depends upon what type it is. A physician would ideally want to listen to all of your story/symptoms before deciding - what it might be - diagnose it and then treat it.
Colitis. Inflammation of the large bowel can be infectious, or from minor hernias ("diverticulae"), or from more serious disease processes. You should be referred to a gastroenterologist for definitive diagnosis and testing, if simple treatments have been ineffective.
Bulk & medication. generally a colonoscopy needs to be done if one hasn't been done in the last year with biopsies done to ascertain a diagnosis. Also some blood work needs to be ordered by your Dr. You need to be referred to a Gastroenterologist or a surgeon that do colonoscopies. in the meantime if you do not have rectal bleeding try some Metamucil to help as bulking up the feces. If blood go to E/R ASAP..
Depends. cannot say in your particular case, but generally, most of the colon irritation that is short term is from viral infection. BRAT diet, pepto bismal are generally enough and it goes away in a day or two. can be with a bacterial infection that needs specific diagnosis and treatment. Can be an autoimmune disease. These get worse in 1-2 days not better.

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