Colitis is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) characterized by inflammation of the lining of the colon and the onset of ulcers (open sores) that are filled with pus and mucus. The cause of colitis is unknown, although medical experts suggest that one possible cause is a malfunction of the immune system. Diet and stress can worsen symptoms of colitis. There also appears to be a link between heredity and colitis because the disease is more prevalent among people who have family members with colitis.
There are different types of colitis:
Symptoms of colitis can range from mild to severe and may include:
Can it Be Treated and Cured?
At present, there is no known cure for colitis, and in some cases, it can lead to more serious, life-threatening conditions. However, proper treatment can significantly reduce symptoms and bring the disease into long-term remission. Patients with colitis in The Woodlands and Conroe, Texas area, should immediately schedule a consult with Dr. Ilyas Memon. Dr. Memon uses minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat colitis. The sooner you give his practice a call, the sooner you can be on the road to recovery.
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