What is active colitis?

Answer Ulcerative colitis is a chronic disease, also known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), that affects the large intestine, i.e. the rectum and colon. The condition is marked by acute--or active--ph... Read More »

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What is the best way of getting rid of colitis?

"Treatment for ulcerative colitis varies, but most people are prescribed medications". My friend has Ulcerative Colitis and suffered for years. She went from one drug to another and eventually the... Read More »

What is the definition of ischemic colitis?

Ischemic colitis is a condition marked by inflammation in the colon and is commonly due to decreased or inadequate blood flow to the colon. In severe cases and without adequate treatment, ischemic ... Read More »

What are the treatments for colitis in dogs?

Several different treatment options exist to treat colitis in dogs, ranging from different medications to more natural methods. A veterinarian determines the best treatment for each dog based on th... Read More »

What medication is used for ulcerative colitis?

On One Hand: Anti-Inflammatory TreatmentsUlcerative colitis symptoms can be treated with mesalamine (Asacol), corticosteriods (Prednisone), azulphadine, balsalazide disodium, olsalazine and sulfasa... Read More »