Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is also called Inflammatory bowel disease. Ulcerative colitis is a disease of the colon in which multiple ulcers develop inside the colon. It can affect the rectum or the left colon (left sided colitis) or it can involve the entire colon.

Ulcerative Colitis

Diagnosis of ulcerative colitis

The main symptom of ulcerative colitis is bloody diarrhoea. Mucus is usually present. When the diarrhoea does not subside even after treatment, one should suspect ulcerative colitis. Long standing untreated ulcerative colitis can cause problems such as narrowing of the intestine, leakage & sometimes cancer, as per ulcerative colitis specialist.

3_Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis

4_Complications of Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis treatment

Ulcerative colitis treatment is usually done by an ulcerative colitis specialist. The doctor usually will advise medicines, most common of which is mesalamine. The treatment may be started with a steroid medicine such as prednisolone & later on a medicine called Azathioprine may be added.

6_Medical Treatment

Ulcerative colitis surgery

When the medical treatment is not able to control frequent relapses or when the complication develops, ulcerative colitis surgery is advised. The operation involves removal of the entire colon & its replacement with a pouch created from the small intestine. The most commonly performed pouch is J shaped.

8_Shapes of Pouch

Ulcerative colitis Hospital

Kaizen Hospital - Colon Cancer Hospital

Kaizen Hospital is one of the most renowned

ulcerative colitis hospital in Ahmedabad.

It houses all the equipments to provide best

ulcerative colitis treatment in Ahmedabad.

It is trusted by thousands of patients every year, who undergo treatment here. It has an advanced liver care unit, ICU & best

ulcerative colitis surgeon in Ahmedabad.

Ulcerative colitis surgeon

Ulcerative Colitis Specialist

Dr Harsh Shah is the leading Dr Harsh Shah is a renowned

ulcerative colitis surgeon in Ahmedabad

with a keen interest in laparoscopic colon operation. He is a superspecialist ulcerative colitis doctor working at Kaizen Hospital. He has been working in the field of ulcerative colitis for many years & has successfully treated hundreds of patients with ulcerative colitis.