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    Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis

    Weight Loss

    Diarrhea, low appetite, and not being able to absorb calories from your food can make you lose weight.

    Sores

    UC can cause canker sores in your mouth and sores on your skin. You might get rashes.

    Symptoms Are Tricky

    Some of these symptoms can sound pretty general. Many conditions can make you tired. Other gut problems can give you diarrhea and crampy belly pain, like:

    The only way to know what’s causing your symptoms is to see your doctor and get tested. If you know you already have UC, call your doctor if your health problems get worse or don’t go away, even if you’re already getting treatment.

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson, MD on February 04, 2016
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