What are the symptoms of the condition?
Symptoms of the condition depend on the severity of inflammation and where it has occurred.
Signs may include diarrhoea, abdominal pain, rectal pain, rectal bleeding, urgency to defecate, inability to defecate despite urgency, weight loss, fatigue, fever or in children a failure to grow.
“Most people with ulcerative colitis have mild to moderate symptoms.
“The course of ulcerative colitis may vary, with some people having long periods of remission,” added Mayo Clinic.