Warning: "continue" targeting switch is equivalent to "break". Did you mean to use "continue 2"? in /www/wp-content/plugins/revslider/includes/operations.class.php on line 2758 Warning: "continue" targeting switch is equivalent to "break". Did you mean to use "continue 2"? in /www/wp-content/plugins/revslider/includes/operations.class.php on line 2762 Warning: "continue" targeting switch is equivalent to "break". Did you mean to use "continue 2"? in /www/wp-content/plugins/revslider/includes/output.class.php on line 3706 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Function get_magic_quotes_gpc() is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/vendor/wordfence/wf-waf/src/lib/utils.php on line 354 Deprecated: Array and string offset access syntax with curly braces is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/lib/Diff/Renderer/Html/Array.php on line 153 Deprecated: Array and string offset access syntax with curly braces is deprecated in /www/wp-content/plugins/wordfence/lib/Diff/Renderer/Html/Array.php on line 153 Signs & Symptoms | National Ulcerative Colitis Alliance Signs & Symptoms | National Ulcerative Colitis Alliance Deprecated: wp_make_content_images_responsive is deprecated since version 5.5.0! Use wp_filter_content_tags() instead. in /www/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4777 Deprecated: wp_make_content_images_responsive is deprecated since version 5.5.0! Use wp_filter_content_tags() instead. in /www/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4777

The National Ulcerative Colitis Alliance (NUCA) is a qualified 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

Deprecated: wp_make_content_images_responsive is deprecated since version 5.5.0! Use wp_filter_content_tags() instead. in /www/wp-includes/functions.php on line 4777

Signs & Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis

The most common signs and symptoms of ulcerative colitis (UC) are diarrhea with blood or pus and abdominal discomfort.

Other signs and symptoms include

  • Urgent need to have a bowel movement
  • Feeling tired
  • Nausea or loss of appetite
  • Weight loss
  • Fever
  • Anemia—a condition in which the body has fewer red blood cells than normal

Less common symptoms include

  • Joint pain or soreness
  • Eye irritation
  • Certain rashes

The symptoms a person experiences can vary depending on the severity of the inflammation and where it occurs in the intestine. When symptoms first appear,

  • Most people with UC have mild to moderate symptoms
  • About 10% of people can have severe symptoms, such as frequent, bloody bowel movements; fevers; and severe abdominal cramping

Reference:

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Ulcerative colitis. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/ulcerative-colitis. Accessed February 14, 2018.