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Medical Reference Related to Ulcerative Colitis

  1. Ulcerative Colitis - Topic Overview

    Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and sores (ulcers) in the lining of the large intestine.

  2. Ulcerative Colitis - Surgery

    Ulcerative colitis affects only the large intestine, so surgery that removes the large intestine can cure the disease.

  3. Bowel Disease: Caring for Your Ostomy

    Caring for your ostomy is an important part of maintaining your quality of life. You will need to: Empty your pouch as needed.Replace your pouching system every 4 to 7 days. This may include measuring your stoma (the exposed section of intestine) and cutting the barrier to size. For children and infants, the pouching system usually needs to be replaced every 2 to 3 days.Care for your skin and ...

  4. Ulcerative Colitis - Home Treatment

    If ulcerative colitis does not cause symptoms, no treatment may be necessary.

  5. Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis

    WebMD explores the pros and cons of ulcerative colitis surgery, including types, recovery time, and possible complications.

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