Your immune system overreacts when it comes to your intestine, which can bring on a host of other problems.
Your partnership with your doctor is key to handling your ulcerative colitis. Little things you do can help.
If you have moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, your doctor will consider several different types of medications, including 5-ASAs, corticosteroids, and drugs that work on your immune system. Get to know what each type of medicine does.
Sometimes your first approach isn’t the right one. These clues may help you know when to talk with your doctor about a new path to remission.
There’s a list of reasons why you may need to have UC surgery, from your meds stopped working to severe complications.