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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Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Bowel Disease: Caring for Your Ostomy
Most women who have inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease) can have a normal pregnancy and deliver a healthy baby. IBD does not affect the pregnancy itself. In most cases,if a woman who has inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is not having symptoms (is in remission) when she becomes pregnant,she will stay in remission during pregnancy. Sometimes the disease becomes ...