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Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is a disease that causes inflammation and sores, called ulcers, in the top layers of the lining of the large intestine.
  1. UC--Basics (13)
  2. UC--Beyond Basics (26)

Do Acne Drugs Cause IBD?
The makers of Accutane (isotretinoin) have been sued by people who claim that Accutane caused their IBD (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease). Should you be concerned that Accutane causes IBD?

Does Stress Cause IBD?
What role does stress play in the development of inflammatory bowel disease? Could these diseases be partially psychosomatic ("in your head")? The answer may surprise you.

Why IBD Causes Fatigue
One often-overlooked symptom of IBD is fatigue. Find out why you may be tired and how you can address this problem to improve your quality of life.

Ulcerative Proctitis
There is a 10% to 20% chance that ulcerative proctitis could spread and become ulcerative colitis.

Rectal Bleeding and IBD
Bleeding from the rectum can be a common symptom ulcerative colitis, and may be treated with vitamin supplements, transfusions, or surgery.

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