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    Introduction Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic relapsing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The disease results in ulcers on the inflamed large intestine that results in mucous and pus. Ulcerative Colitis (UC) most commonly affects the rectum and sigmoid colon with ulceration of the colonic mucosa (book). There are varying types of UC that affect different regions of the colon. These types include: Ulcerative Proctitis, Proctosigmoiditis, Left-sided Colitis and Pan-ulcerative (total) Colitis. Ulcerative Proctitis affects 30% of those with Ulcerative Colitis. This type causes inflammation, redness and ulcers on the lining of the rectum and is a milder form of UC (“Types of Ulcerative Colitis,” n.d.). Proctosigmoiditis is a colitis that affects…

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    Ulcerative Colitis, Pediatric Ulcerative colitis is long-lasting (chronic) inflammation of the large intestine (colon). Sores (ulcers) may also form on the colon. Ulcerative colitis, along with a closely related condition called Crohn disease, is often referred to as inflammatory bowel disease. CAUSES Ulcerative colitis is caused by increased activity of the immune system in the intestines. The immune system is the system that protects the body against harmful bacteria, viruses, and other…

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    disease, which also includes Crohn’s disease (CD). Dr. Samuel Wilks was the first to distinguish Ulcerative Colitis (UC) in 1859 when he described on “idiopathic colitis” and it has distinct features from the most common bacillary dysentery [1]. In that year, Sir Arthur Hurst wrote a complete description of Ulcerative Colitis which includes its sigmoidoscopy manifestations and distinction from bacillary dysentery [2].Ulcerative colitis is treating conventionally with 5-aminosalicylic acid (ASA),…

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    “You have Ulcerative Colitis,” the doctor explained to me. I could sense the concern and uneasiness in my doctor’s voice as he delivered the bad news, but in that moment a wave of relief came over me. I had finally figured out what had been ailing me for the first two months of my senior year of high school. I had finally figured out the reason I had been so weak, which had led me to drop my position as captain of my high school sailing team. I had finally figured out what caused me to loose…

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    study about a patient namely Ms.V. She is a 35 year old underweight White American, who had recurrent respiratory infection, MsV has been admitted to the hospital Due to her symptoms; after a biopsy she has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. This paper Discusses the etiology as well as medications for low potassium, ulcerative colitis Also, Alternative medicine as well as patient’s education are included. (1) Imbalanced nutrition less than body requirement related to decreased…

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    disease. One is called Crohn’s Disease and the other is called Ulcerative Colitis. Crohn’s can occur in any region of the gastrointestinal track which includes ulceration, fissures and fistulas. Some of the symptoms of Crohn’s disease are diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fever, abdominal pain, fatigue, reduced appetite and weight loss. Some of the complications of Crohn’s disease are that overtime it forms scar tissues inside the gastrointestinal track which leads to obstruction of content to pass by…

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    effects of Ulcerative Colitis in the body that ultimately begin and progress through the large intestine. These studies have led to information that allows physicians to help their patients control the symptoms of this disease and enable them to lead a normal life. However, through the research that has been done no significant information has led to the cure of this disease or what truly causes it in the first place. The cause for this disease must be determined to allow prevention and there…

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    The one community I belong in is defined by my interest. My interest involves is spreading awareness, raising money, and communicating with people who suffer from Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis. As an individual who suffers from Crohn's Disease since the age of nine, I want to do everything I possibly can in order to help find a cure for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. From grades seven to eleven, I raised money for Take Steps, Be Heard for Crohn's and Colitis. All the money went…

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    In this paper I have decided to talk about my family’s health history. One health risk factor that runs in my family for more than fifty years is the Ulcerative Colitis disease. Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes long lasting inflammatory and ulcers (sores) in your digestive tract. Ulcerative colitis affects the innermost lining of your large intestine (colon) and rectum. Ulcerative colitis can lead to life-threatening complications. While it has no known cure,…

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    Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a term used to describe disorders in which the intestines become red and swollen, or inflamed. The two major types of Inflammatory Bowel Disease are Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. They are very similar, but the main difference in the two are the parts of the digestive tract each type affects. Crohn’s Disease is often found in the ileum of the small intestine, but can occur anywhere in the digestive tract (from the mouth to the anus). In Crohn’s disease,…

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