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Colitis refers to the inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. Colitis caused by inflammatory bowel disease, ischemic colitis, and allergic colitis. Symptoms of colitis are:
• Abdominal pain
• Blood in stool
• Eye inflammation
• Skin inflammation
HOW IS COLITIS DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis will be carried out by the general physician or the Gastroenterologist with the help of an X ray of the abdomen, a colonoscopy as well as a Barium Enema and a CT or MRI scan. Also, the doctor may conduct a stool test in the lab for signs of bacterial infection and bleeding.
HOW IS COLITIS TREATED?
Treatment of colitis depends on the underlying cause and aims to provide symptomatic relief and supportive care. Antibiotics may be prescribed for treating inflammations. General surgeons may perform surgery in case of severe damage to the colon. Greasy, spicy or milk products should be avoided from the diet to soothe the pain.
DID YOU KNOW?
Understanding the cause of colitis allows more targeted therapy