Ulcerative colitis

What is Ulcerative colitis?

It is a form of inflammatory bowel disease . Ulcerative colitis is a form of colitis, a disease of the colon (large intestine), that includes characteristic ulcers, or open sores. The main symptom of active disease is usually constant diarrhea mixed with blood, of gradual onset. IBD is often confused with irritable bowel syndrome.

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Male, Age -38. Ulcerative colitis from last 3 yrs. remission happens frequently. Need permanent cure from the disease allopathy treatment is going on. Mesacol 3 times a day.
Ayurvedic treatment- as per condition described by you it is very chronic condition, to get relief completely you have to take medication for longterm and follow strict diet regimen,and do not loose patience because in this disease patients are alway changing doctors and way of therapy so stick...
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Hello, I have UC and unfortunately have to use the rest room often. Lately I have noticed that when I poop or even when I feel I need to poop I get a pain in my leg. It feels like it runs down the back of my leg from my buttocks to my calf....
UC causes inflammation of the inside of abdomen from where the nerves go down.
There is some reflex relation between the UC and backache and lower limb pain.
You might have noticed that the pain must be reducing after you pass the poof.
If so , nothing much to worry.
IF the pain is severe and...
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hi docter i m 23 yrs old girl n dignosed wid ulcerative colitise.i have problem of loos motions daily 7-10 since i was 13 yr old but my docter could nt find the particular reason but before two year my doc told me that i have ibs then aftr one doc...
thanks for choosing health care magic.Ulceration colitis is problem of intestine in which there are ulcers in your intestine.This leads to pain and other problems that you have.But this disease usually have remissions in between means the disease will be active for some time and then the symptoms...
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I am having ulcerative colitis since end 2006. I have been treated with Mesacol , Balaco continuously with mesacol and entofoam enema .I have been given steroid like Wysolone and Defcort occasionally whenever there was flare up. I had two courses...
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Thanks for posting your query on this forum. I can fully understand the agony that you are passing through.

Your ulcerative colitis has apparently become steroid-dependent, necessitating introduction...
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Is there any Cure for Ulcerative Colitis . Would be happy to get an answer : Yes or No. I am writing on behalf of My daughter. Presently she has Fissure.

Thanks for writing to us.

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic condition. Treatment (medicines and surgery) are given to relieve the symptoms. The treatment doesn't promise a complete cure. Relapses are very common/

The disease usually manifests in episodes. Once you take the treatment, it...
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Is gastric bypass safe with ulcerative colitis?
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to answer your query.

I would like to know some more information before I can give my opinion.

1. How long you have been affected by ulcerative colitis?

2. Is the entire colon affected or only part of it?

3.Are you on any...
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My problems all started with internal hemorroids. Continued with almost constant pain and since have had several fissure surgeries and rectal abscesses and ulcers. Now have ulcerative colitis, that I'm told is not severe,but am passing heavy dis colored mucus and blood and suffer almost unbearable pain. Can't seem to make doctors understand how bad I hurt. I never want to do anything. Am chilled and tired all the time. I teach and can't wait to get home and take a pain pill. Can you help me? Martha
Hello Martha .
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
As you mentioned that you are having Ulcerative colitis with mucus and blood passing every day.
Since this is concerning as this may develop anaemia ,so also weakness and general debility ( seems as it may have developed ).
In my opinion don't...
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I was on prednisone for 3 years off and on for my ulcerative colitis. Had to go back on it several times. Now my Dr. told me that I am a diabetic. Will that ever go away? Do not know what to do ? Thank you Sorry I do not have the money to pay for this. I am on social security disability. sorry

Usually, ulcerative colitis can only be treated to reduce the inflammation, but cannot be cured permanently.

You ended up as a diabetic due to prednisone use as it is a corticosteroid. I'd suggest to consult with the diabetologist/endocrinologist if the diabetes you have been diagnosed is...
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My name is XXXXXXX I am suffering from Colitis- Large Intestine Swelling
Can I think of conceiving a child now or should I wait
Hello Aarti,
Thanks for your query.
Because ulcerative colitis (UC) usually starts between the ages of 20 and 30, it hits during a woman’s prime childbearing years.

Some women with ulcerative colitis may feel so exhausted and uncomfortable, they have no desire to try to get pregnant. Others with...
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Hi I have ulcerative colitis in remission for 6 years and I take Asacol. I am planning to get breast augmentation would it be safe?
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Yes it is safe

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Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to assist you.

Ulcerative colitis in remission is not a contraindication for breast augmentation surgery. It is safe. You can go ahead with breast augmentation surgery (provided...
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