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I have ulcerative colitis, need help please?

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Have a GI doctor who follows you regularly.
Chronic disease as well as acute attacks are usually managed with medications. Avoid foods that make your symptoms worse as well as nsaids (e.g. Ibuprofen - they increase your risk of bleeding). You will need surveillance colonoscopies because ulcerative colitis increases risk of developing colon cancer. The disease can be cured by surgery (last resort).

In brief: See below

Have a GI doctor who follows you regularly.
Chronic disease as well as acute attacks are usually managed with medications. Avoid foods that make your symptoms worse as well as nsaids (e.g. Ibuprofen - they increase your risk of bleeding). You will need surveillance colonoscopies because ulcerative colitis increases risk of developing colon cancer. The disease can be cured by surgery (last resort).
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