Ulcerative colitis

  • Stomach ache and/or cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Bleeding from the rectum
  • Fever
  • Loss of apetite
  • Loss of weight
  • Joint pain
  • Eye problems
Tests to diagnose: 
  • Blood tests 
  • Stool sample testing and analysis 
  • Colonoscopy followed by biopsy


  • Symptoms are mild: Counter medications for diarrhea (Imodium)
  • Symptoms are moderate: Prescription medications (aminosalicylates, steroids)
  • Changes in routine diet