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How does ulcerative colitis lead to weight loss?

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

From: Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American College of Gastroenterology: “Ulcerative Colitis.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Ulcerative Colitis.”

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “What is Ulcerative Colitis?” “Colitis Treatment Options,” “Colitis Diagnosis & Testing.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Ulcerative Colitis.”

Waljee, A.   May 2009. European Journal of Hepatology and Gastroenterology,

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 13, 2017

SOURCES:

American College of Gastroenterology: “Ulcerative Colitis.”

Cleveland Clinic: “Ulcerative Colitis.”

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “What is Ulcerative Colitis?” “Colitis Treatment Options,” “Colitis Diagnosis & Testing.”

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases: “Ulcerative Colitis.”

Waljee, A.   May 2009. European Journal of Hepatology and Gastroenterology,

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on August 13, 2017

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