Ulcerative Colitis is the most common type of Colitis and is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) when the inner lining of the large intestine (the colon and rectum) becomes inflamed. It is a life-long condition that can cause discomfort and pain in the stomach area, ranging from mild to severe, diarrhoea and an urgent need to rush to the toilet. It is different for everyone - some people may never have more than mild and infrequent symptoms of diarrhoea and pain, while for others, it is continuous and more severe.

The content on this page is provided solely for information purposes. If you think that you. or someone you care for, has Colitis, please seek further information.


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