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If ulcerative colitis does not cause symptoms, no treatment may be necessary.
The symptoms of ulcerative colitis may include: diarrhea or rectal urgency, rectal bleeding.
You have an increased risk of developing ulcerative colitis if you: Have a family history of ulcerative colitis.
Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and sores (ulcers) in the lining of the large intestine.
Ulcerative colitis can cause serious symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
Ulcerative colitis can be relatively easy to diagnose because it normally affects only the colon and rectum and usually causes an obvious change in daily bowel habits, such as frequent stools containing blood or mucus.
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