Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic digestive system disease that is diagnosed late because it proceeds insidiously in the large intestine.


What Is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative colitis is an intestinal disease. It occurs in the large intestine. The large intestine is the part that precedes the anus after the small intestine. Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and wounds in the mucous membrane of the colon and rectum of the large intestine. It can be seen not only in the colon or rectum but also throughout the colon. Ulcerative colitis shows different symptoms depending on where it occurs, and at the same time, in cases where ulcerative colitis progresses, the patient may experience very severe and disturbing symptoms. Although the cause of ulcerative colitis is not precisely known, it is known that there are many factors.


What Causes Ulcerative Colitis?

Genetic factors and environmental factors are known to cause ulcerative colitis.

  • Alcohol use
  • Smoking
  • Unbalanced and irregular nutrition
  • Stress
  • Failure to comply with hygiene rules
  • Consume products such as salami sausages
  • Excessive consumption of packaged foods
  • Infectious diseases
  • A weakness of the immune system
  • Age
  • Not washing the shelled fruits and vegetables clean enough
  • Pollution of cooking environments
  • Constantly consume fast food
  • Diet made unconscious
  • Chronic drug use

It is among the causes that can cause ulcerative colitis.


What Are The Symptoms Of Ulcerative Colitis?

  • lack of Appetite
  • Tiredness
  • Fatigue
  • Fever
  • Weight loss
  • Abdominal pain
  • Skin rashes
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Bleeding in stool
  • Breech discharge
  • Anemia
  • Dizziness
  • Breech bleeding

It is among the symptoms of ulcerative colitis.



Treatment Of Ulcerative Colitis?


Patients with ulcerative colitis can experience significant health problems when their symptoms are too severe. Anemia and weight loss affect the patient very severely and can sometimes make him need care. It may cause the patient to be unable to feed the patient who cannot eat enough may fall weak at advanced levels, feel chronic fatigue, and weakness. Treatment of ulcerative colitis begins primarily with a diagnosis. Blood tests are performed and examined using colonoscopy. A biopsy can be achieved if necessary. After these procedures, the patient is diagnosed. After diagnosis, a specialist creates a treatment plan. It is recommended to use drugs in the treatment of ulcerative colitis. If the patient can be treated as an outpatient, he can do his therapy at home using the medications recommended by the doctor. If the patient's condition is too severe, the patient is hospitalized and treated. Medications that cannot be taken orally are given to the patient through a vein. It is also shown in immune-boosting intestinal health-protective drugs. Probiotics are an example of these drugs. After the patient's treatment is completed, it is also protected from the disease by paying attention to its nutrition and lifestyle.

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