To confirm a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis, most patients will need to have either flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. Both procedures involve the use of a small movable camera and a light to view the insides of your large intestine. During either procedure, a biopsy may be done. In a biopsy, small samples of tissue are clipped from the lining of the intestine so that they can be examined under a microscope for signs of inflammation.
Because many temporary conditions, such as...Read more
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I take Asacol for my Ulcerative Colitis, and at times notice the pill come out in my stool undigested. Is this normal? Passing Asacol... Read more »
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Elizabeth has been living with the symptoms of both IBD and IBS since she was in high school and was finally diagnosed with Colitis in 1998. The... Read more »