Microscopic Colitis

What is microscopic colitis? — Microscopic colitis is a condition that causes watery diarrhea. It involves the colon, which is another name for the large intestine. There are 2 types of microscopic colitis: lymphocytic colitis and collagenous colitis. Both types cause the same symptoms and are treated the same way. Microscopic colitis happens when the colon gets… » Read More

Ulcerative Colitis

What is ulcerative colitis? — Ulcerative colitis is a condition that causes diarrhea, belly pain, and bloody bowel movements. These symptoms happen because the large intestine becomes inflamed and gets sores, called “ulcers.” The large intestine is also called the colon. What are the symptoms of ulcerative colitis? — Symptoms can be mild or severe.… » Read More