Medications that treat ulcerative colitis may cause side effects such as nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, infections, and weak bones. Here are a few of the most common ulcerative colitis medication side effects and tips to manage them.
A colonoscopy is a test that examines the inside of the colon. It's also a screening test for colorectal cancer — cancer of the colon and rectum. Getting regular screening is important when you have ulcerative colitis (UC). People with this disease are at higher risk for colorectal cancer.
Ulcerative colitis mouth ulcers are common and may appear even before more well-known ulcerative colitis symptoms, such as diarrhea and cramping. Here's what you need to know about the causes and treatments for ulcerative colitis mouth sores.
An ulcerative colitis (UC) diagnosis can be overwhelming and scary. You might be too embarrassed to tell others or get the help you need. In this article, someone living with the condition reflects on the start of their UC journey and provides insight on what they wish they had known.