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Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis

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Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis typically involves either drug therapy or surgery. Our team of board-certified gastroenterologists will work with you to find what treatment works best. It may take time to find what drug works best with your inflammation because what works for some may not work for others.

Treatments We Provide

  • Anti-Diarrheal Medicine

    Over-the-counter medicine can help control your bowel movements. If these aren't effective, your doctor may prescribe a stronger dose. 

  • Diet and Nutrition Counseling

    Your doctor can work with you to identify triggers specific to you and get you on the road to a diet plan that best helps you manage symptoms.

  • Steroid Medicine

    Active symptoms can be managed with a prescription of steroid medicine. This is often most helpful in mild cases of ulcerative colitis.

  • Surgery

    For moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, a viable cure involves surgically removing your large intestine. However, because this condition can cause problems in other areas of your body, surgery may not cure those issues.