What is the colitis condition?

This question was asked in Winder, Georgia on 05/10/2012.
My mom was diagnosed with colitis after her colonoscopy. How is it treated?

Doctors Answers (2)

David Pound, M.D.
Answered on: 5/14/2012

Colitis is an inflammation of the colon or large intestine. The reason for the inflammation will determine how the condition is treated. Please have your mother follow up with her gastroenterologist.

Harsha Vittal, M.D.
Answered on: 5/10/2012

Colitis is inflammation of your colon and can be caused by a number of different things. The treatment are based on the cause