Can You Tell Me Something about Pancolitis?

Q:
Can you tell me something about pancolitis?

A:
Ulcerative colitis can be classified according to its location, and pancolitis is one of the types.

Pancolitis affects the entire colon, including the right colon, the left colon, the transverse colon, the descending colon and the rectum.

Symptoms include:

  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Severe pain and cramps in the belly
  • Obvious weight loss
  • Fatigue

To diagnose the disease, your doctor may give you a colonoscopy. The camera can help your doctor see the colon conditions clearly.

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