Do antacids or ibuprofen work for ulcerative colitis?

Answer On One Hand: Avoid Antacids and IbuprofenAntacids may change the function of the GI tract causing the body to stop producing the right levels of acid on its own. Ibuprofen has actually been known ... Read More »

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How long does it take for steroids to work on ulcerative colitis?

On One Hand: Treatment for SymptomsUlcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic (ongoing) inflammatory disease of the large intestine, which causes ulcers on the colon wall that can cause bloody diarrhea, ... Read More »

How debilitating is ulcerative colitis?

On One Hand: Debilitating SymptomsUlcerative colitis, an irritable bowel disease, can be debilitating and life threatening in severe cases. A patient with ulcerative colitis can endure chronic flar... Read More »

Ulcerative Colitis Foods?

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease which causes ulcers in the lining of the colon. The ulcers can produce puss and bleed, while the inflammation can cause the colon to empty freque... Read More »

Can you be a pilot&have ulcerative colitis?

Every pilot, whether commercial or private, must receive a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved medical certificate. This certificate may not be available to individuals with chronic gast... Read More »