Dr. Ertan Beyatlı

What are the symptoms of colitis?

(Update: ) - Digestive System Diseases

Colitis refers to inflammatory conditions of the large intestine. Ulcerative Colitis (ulcerative colitis) to the common and common inflammatory conditionUlcerative Colitis).

Patient's clinic, laboratory, endoscopic (colonoscopy) examination and biopsy, radiological examinations and histopathological examination should be evaluated together in the differential diagnosis of diseases.

The following situations Ulcerative colitis-like can cause diseases:

  • Infections of the small intestine and large intestine
  • AIDS
  • intestinal parasites
  • diverticulum and diverticulitis
  • Radiation colitis in cancer patients due to radiotherapy
  • Medicines: antibiotics used in many diseases, some rheumatism drugs
  • rheumatic diseases

What are the reasons?

Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease of unknown cause (ideopathic) and recurrent. The most important reasons for relapses are as follows:

  • stress
  • distress, sadness
  • cigarette
  • infections

The incidence of the disease is almost equal in men and women, and it is mostly seen between the ages of 15-30. In addition, the disease is inherited, and the incidence of the disease increases in close relatives and children of sick parents.

What are the symptoms?

The disease begins in the rectum in the lowest part of the large intestine and shows upward effects on the mucosa and submucosa. In the intestines, it shows more superficial effects.

Disease light, medium and heavy seen in forms. Cramping abdominal pain with bloody mucus diarrhea, if tenezm (feeling of incomplete ejaculation), moderate and severe forms of the disease nauseaIt also causes vomiting, fever, weight loss and loss of appetite.

Sometimes the disease involves all layers of the intestine, causing bowel perforation, fistula, and abscesses.

How should nutrition be?

During the exacerbation period of the inflammation, the foods that the patient should take daily can be given as ready-made solutions through the vasculature and the intestine can be rested; however, while this method provides the regression of the acute inflammatory condition, its benefit is controversial if it is long-term.

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