Home > Medical > Digestive-Health > Ulcerative colitis Ulcerative colitis All sections in Digestive Health » About Gastro » Anal & Rectal Disorders » Digestive Disorders » Common Symptoms » Dehydration » Digestive Health » Gastro & Food Illness » IBS » News » Tests & Procedures Ulcerative colitis is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and ulcers to occur in the large intestine. Symptoms include abdominal cramps and pain, bleeding from the rectum and diarrhoea. 'Poop transplants' may help ease painful colitis Faecal transplants – delivering a healthy person's stool into a patient's digestive tract – may be an effective treatment for ulcerative colitis. New Clues for Treating Ulcerative Colitis Scientists spot chemical tied to remission of the debilitating bowel disease, ulcerative colitis Ulcerative colitis Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease. Inflammatory bowel disease ups risk for anxiety disorder Researchers found that patients with IBD were two times more likely to have had generalised anxiety disorder at some point in their lives than adults without Crohn's or colitis. Diagnosing ulcerative colitis Your GP will ask you about your general health, your symptoms and medical history to diagnose ulcerative colitis. New treatment for inflammatory bowel diseases A new treatment could offer relief to those with the inflammatory bowel conditions Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, according to new findings. Ulcerative colitis linked to pregnancy complications One of two major types of inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, was most strongly linked to serious pregnancy complications, researchers found. What is ulcerative colitis? Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes inflammation and ulcers in the lining of the large intestine. Treating ulcerative colitis Usually depending on the severity the ulcerative colitis either medication is used or in severe cases surgery is required. load more From our sponsor Sponsored: Is your pancreas working properly? Sponsored: Are you having problems digesting your food?