Ulcerative Colitis

What is Ulcerative Colitis?

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a condition which involves inflammation and ulceration of the lining of the large intestine, medically called as colon. (Colitis= inflammation of colon).

Ulcerative Colitis is commonly misspelled as ulcerative coliti, ulcerative kolitis, ulceratvie colitis, ullcerative colitis, ulceerative colitis.

The digestive system is a system of organs responsible for digesting the food we eat so that nutrients in the food are available to body to provide required energy.

The digestive system consists of a long tube, which connects the mouth to the anus. Once food leaves the mouth, it enters the part of the GI tract called the esophagus and then the stomach. In the stomach food pauses for sometime and is mixed up with acid and juices present in the stomach.

Followed by the small intestine is the large intestine, which is more frequently referred to as the colon. The large intestine (colon) is 6-7 feet in length. The first part of the colon is called the caecum and the appendix is found there.

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a condition which involves inflammation and ulceration of the lining of the large intestine, medically called as colon. (Colitis= inflammation of colon).

Surgical Treatment

The standard ophthalmic practice towards the treatment of Chalazion is a surgical incision and removal.

Medical (Homeopathic) Treatment

With homeopathic medicines, it is possible to cure chalazion without surgery. It is possible to save the eyelid from the knife with homeopathy for chalazion treatment.

Types of Ulcerative Colitis:

The inflammation related to ulcerative colitis usually occurs in the rectum and lower part of the colon, but it may affect the entire colon. Ulcerative colitis rarely affects the small intestine except for the lower section, called the ileum. Depending upon which portion of intestine is most affected by UC, it is put under various types as follows.

  • Inflammation of
  • Entire colon =Pan-colitis (pan =entire, colitis=inflammation of colon)
  • Rectum= Proctitis.
  • Sigmoid colon (S shaped portion of colon located just above the rectum) = Sigmoiditis
  • Beyond sigmoid colon= Left-sided colitis