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Colitis is a condition that refers to the general inflammation of the inner lining of the colon. Although Ulcerative Colitis is sometimes called colitis they are not the same thing.
There are many different types of colitis that can cause inflammation in the colon, along with other unique symptoms.
A few common types of colitis:
There are many different reasons as to why the inner lining of the colon is inflamed. A few of the most common causes include:
Symptoms of possible colitis include:
Common treatments across all types of colitis can include:
Depending on the cause of the colitis treatment options may vary.
You should see your doctor if any of the following symptoms become severe or if you have any combination of the following symptoms:
Abnormal abdominal pain that worsens over time
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