Pan-ulcerative colitis (also known as pancolitis) is a condition that affects the entire large intestine. IBDRelief notes that this condition falls under the category of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and is chronic and incurable.
However, while pancolitis can be difficult to deal with, there are some treatment options available to help improve quality of life. There are also some lifestyle adjustments that can be made to help mitigate the symptoms. Read on to learn more about the topic…
What Are the Symptoms of Pancolitis?
Medical News Today explains that there are main and secondary symptoms of pancolitis to expect. For example, the biggest symptoms are usually recurring diarrhea that may have blood or mucus, notes the source.
There’s often also abdominal cramping, and an “urgent” feeling that you have to go to the bathroom often. Less common symptoms of this form of UC include weight loss, fatigue, loss of appetite, and in some cases, a fever or night sweats.