5 doctors weighed in:
Can you die from colitis?
5 doctors weighed in

Dr. Carlo Hatem
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
3 doctors agree
In brief: Possible
Most colitis is treatable provided you don't let it go too far. Two types are particularly dangerous: ischemic colitis and c.
Difficile colitis. Ulcerative colitis is particularly challenging but usually not immediately life threatening.

In brief: Possible
Most colitis is treatable provided you don't let it go too far. Two types are particularly dangerous: ischemic colitis and c.
Difficile colitis. Ulcerative colitis is particularly challenging but usually not immediately life threatening.
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Thank
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Its possible
Un treatred, rampant colitis can lead to serious bleeding and overwhelming infection either of which could cause death.
This implies that the patient having the colitis totally ignores what is happening and simply lets the condition become deadly.

In brief: Its possible
Un treatred, rampant colitis can lead to serious bleeding and overwhelming infection either of which could cause death.
This implies that the patient having the colitis totally ignores what is happening and simply lets the condition become deadly.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Marsha Davis
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
24 years in practice
67M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors