Can You Tell Me What Collagenous Colitis Is?

Q:
Can you tell me what collagenous colitis is?

A:
Collagenous colitis is one type of microscopic colitis. If you have collagenous colitis, there will be a thick layer of collagen in colon tissue. Collagen is a type of protein in your body.

If you have collagenous colitis, it is likely for you to experience watery diarrhea that lasts for several days.

You may also experience:

  • Pain and cramp in the belly
  • Dehydration
  • Weight loss
  • Nausea

If you have certain symptoms, remember to go to see a doctor and receive proper treatments ASAP.

Key word: collagenous colitis

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