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The severity of ulcerative colitis is determined by certain criteria.1Ulcerative colitis can be classified as mild, moderate, severe, or fulminant (very severe), which may guide treatment choices.
People who have mildulcerative colitis may have:
Crohn's Disease: Diet and Nutrition
Diet does not cause Crohn's disease. But pay attention to what you eat, because it can help you control your symptoms. Cutting out some foods may help, especially during a flare.
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People who have mild ulcerative colitis do not have fever, rapid heartbeat, or anemia.
People who have moderate ulcerative colitis may have:
People who have severe ulcerative colitis may have:
People who have fulminant ulcerative colitis may have:
Flare-ups can be so severe that they require hospitalization.
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