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What are symptoms of ulcerative colitis?

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Symptoms of ulcerative colitis may include:

When you have UC, you may also lose weight and have skin disorders, joint pain or soreness, eye problems, anemia (fewer red blood cells), blood clots, and a higher risk for colon cancer.

  • Blood or pus in diarrhea
  • Dehydration
  • Belly pain
  • Fever
  • Painful, urgent bowel movements

From: Ulcerative Colitis Treatment WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: "What are Crohn's & Colitis?" "Surgery for Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative Colitis."

FDA: "FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 4, 2018

SOURCES:

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: "What are Crohn's & Colitis?" "Surgery for Crohn's Disease & Ulcerative Colitis."

FDA: "FDA approves Inflectra, a biosimilar to Remicade." “FDA approves Amjevita, a biosimilar to Humira.”

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on September 4, 2018

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