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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My son is 23 years old and had ulcerative colitis he had his colon removed but he also had restricted liver ducts that they put a stent to open I give him milk thistle liquid and lemon and mint tea how can I improve his health he still goes to bathroom ten times a day he takes urso for his liver I give him adek vitamins
1) Your son was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis with sclerosing cholangitis
2) Surgery was for ulcerative colitis. And Bile duct stenting was done to prevent further stricture of sclerosing cholangitis.
3) Urso (ursodeoxy-cholic acid tablets) are liver protective and boost up liver...
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follicular study right ovary on 18th day it was 18*15mm so my dr have given injection of corion 5000u and after two days right ovary 19*16mm lft 13*9mm and end 8.9mm .can i have chance to be preagnant.i'm ulcerative colitis patient 6yrs married this is first time i did my scaning.plz answer me.
Hi there is a chance of pregnancy. But I need to know that rupture was seen or not on ultrasound . Any fluid was seen in pod or not. If not you need to take corion inj again. Talk to your doctor regarding this. Try for next 2 to 3 days.
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i am 48years old,5.7feet,65kg, suffering from ulcerative colitis since 3 years.i am under alopathic treatment taking meselmine etc. but no improvement. i am non alcoholic, vegetarian & lives simple life. still i am suffering with 9-10 times stool with little blood and mucus, what should i do?
Well come to HCM
I really appreciate your concern, ulcerative colitis can be cured with proper drugs if the condition is as it is then it may not be the ulcerative colitis but the differential diagnosis need to be taken into consideration, one thing is there the medicine for ulcerative colitis...
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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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