Any Information about Microscopic Colitis?

Q:
Can you give some information about microscopic colitis?

A:
Microscopic colitis is an inflammation of the colon. The inflammation can lead to watery diarrhea. A microscope is necessary to diagnose the disease because the colon tissue may seem normal.

There are two types of microscopic colitis: collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis. Mostly their symptoms and treatments are the same.

If you have chronic watery diarrhea, you need to see a doctor and be treated properly, although sometimes the symptoms can be in recession by itself.

Key word: microscopic colitis

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