- Abdominal pain
- Weight loss
- Rectal bleeding
- Skin and eye irritations
Stress and diet do not cause ulcerative colitis, but they can exacerbate symptoms. The symptoms of ulcerative colitis are typically treated with medications, but there is no cure. Removal of the colon through surgery may also be used as a treatment if therapy with drugs has failed or other complications arise.
Pronunciation: UL-sur-ay-tive koh-LY-tis
Common Misspellings: ulserative colitis, ulcerated colitis