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Symptoms Of Ulcerative Colitis
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Treatment for Colitis all depend on what symptoms of ulcerative colitis you have. Some of the minor symptoms can be treated treated at home, but for the other more severe symptoms of ulcerative colitis you will need medical attention, because the more severe symptoms will need medication and/or maybe even surgery to get rid of the affected parts of you colon.

The symptoms of ulcerative colitis usually surface before you reach 30, and might be accompanied with mucus or bloody diarrhea in your stool. Blood in your stool is often times a sign of ulcerative colitis but if there is no diarrhea it could mean something else. Without proper tests you won't know if it is ulcerative colitis or not. So make sure that if you do have bloody stools that you don't jump to conclusions. Get tested to find out what is the cause and what you can do to cure it.

The signs of ulcerative colitis differ. It depends on the amount that your colon that is inflamed and what is the intensity of your inflammation. There are many kinds of ulcerative colitis and they are identified by to part of the colon that's inflammed. For instance, if only your rectum is inflamed and your only symptom is rectal bleeding it is called ulcerative proctitis. There are more severe instances when the symptoms of ulcerative colitis include pain and bleeding from your rectum, sudden needs to go to the bathroom, and a painful need to go to the bathroom without any result.

When other parts of your colon are affected by Colitis some of the symptoms may include cramps, bloody diarrhea, and inflammation of your rectum. When the left side of your colon is infected you could experience pain in the left side of your abdomen and weight loss. If your entire colon is infected with Colitis it is called universal ulcerative colitis or pancolitis and you can have the same symptoms as discussed earlier but it can have added symptoms as well. Such as, fever, fatigue, and night sweets. There are more harsh forms of Colitis where some of the symptoms include severe stomach pains, frequent diarrhea, dehydration, bleeding and possibly shock.

When it comes to kids the symptoms of ulcerative colitis can include growth disorders because the constant diarrhea causes lack of essential fluids and nutrients that children need to grow healthy. Even in adults that lack of fluids and nutrients can cause dehydration and even anemia if the bleeding is consistent. Some skin rashes and pain in the joints can also be symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

Ulcerative Colitis is known as a chronic disease which means that your symptoms can come and go, and they will also differ in the intensity of the symptoms that you experience. Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis are important so make sure you do all you can once you know for sure that you have it. See a doctor, get a Colitis diet plan, do whatever it takes to rid this disease and get back your life. There are many different options that you can take to reduce your Colitis symptoms.


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