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Colitis refers to inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. There are numerous causes of colitis including infection, inflammatory bowel disease, ischemic colitis, allergic reactions and microscopic colitis. Symptoms of colitis depend upon the cause and may include:
1. Abdominal pain
3. Diarrhea with or without blood in the stool
Associated symptoms depend upon the cause of colitis and may include:
5. Eye inflammation
6. Joint swelling
7. Canker sores
8. skin inflammation
HOW IS COLITIS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of colitis may be done through physical examination and evaluation of patient history and symptoms. For further confirmation of diagnosis, General Physicians may order the following tests:
• Complete blood count
• Kidney function
• Inflammatory marker test
• Urine and stool samples
• Barium enema
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