Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory condition of the bowel causing ulcers in the colon and rectum.

Symptoms of ulcerative colitis include diarrhoea (with blood and mucous), abdominal pain, fever and tiredness.

In this health video, a 26 year-old woman diagnosed with the condition at 18 describes living with ulcerative colitis and some of the treatment options available.

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