Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes long lasting inflammation in part of your digestive tract.

UC can be debilitating and lead to life-threatening complications. Because it is chronic, symptoms usually develop over time, rather than suddenly.

UC usually affects only the innermost lining of the large intestine, unlike Crohn's disease which occurs deep in the affected tissues.

UC is diagnosed through colonoscopy and biopsy.

UC is treated by medication and usually through biologic infusion. I take Remicade infusions every 5 weeks and they have dramatically reduced the symptoms in me and almost made them completely gone pretty much. I love my Remicade!

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