Ulcerative colitis is a condition causing inflammation and ulcers in the colon or large intestine.
Its causes are not known.
- Abdominal pain and discomfort
- Rectal bleeding
- Diarrhea with blood
- Loss of appetite
- Weight loss
- Eye inflammation
- Liver disease
- Medication like aminosalicylates, corticosteroids immunomodulators etc.
- Surgery to remove the colon and rectum
There is no way to prevent ulcerative colitis.