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Colitis (cont.)

Colitis Self-Care at Home

If a person has bloody diarrhea, fever or intense pain, it is reasonable and appropriate to seek medical help by calling a health care practitioner or to seek care at a hospital emergency department.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/1/2014

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Colitis is an inflammation of the colon. It may be associated with enteritis (inflammation of the intestine) and/or proctitis (inflammation of the rectum).

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