IS UC just basically ulcers in your colon?

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   Posted 1/6/2008 1:36 PM (GMT -6)   
That's what everyone is telling me.
here is my story constipated for many years. Then started to get blood in stools first, blood streaks on stool and then drips and new blood and mucus.
Took colonscopoy. Coyld not finish it because I was inflammed.
The blood test came and it says I have UC.
I am on predocine and Colazol 9 times a day.
34 just diagnosed with UC
on Colazol 9 pills a day
4 times a day Predocine

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   Posted 1/6/2008 1:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Ulcers and inflammation and at times, bleeding as well.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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   Posted 1/6/2008 2:07 PM (GMT -6)   
UC is inflammation and ulceration of the lining of the colon. The ulcerations can bleed.

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