The many diseases that cause colitis, or inflammation of the bowel, differ in severity, additional symptoms and treatments, according to Healthline. These diseases include Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Colitis is the inflammation of the large intestine. There are different types of colitis. Ulcerative colitis is caused by the immune system overreacting to bacteria and food in the digestive tract, pseudomembranous colit... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Ischemic colitis is a condition in which narrow or blocked arteries restrict blood flow to an area of the colon, according to Mayo Clinic. As a result, the amount of oxygen that reaches the cells in the digestive tract i... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues
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