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Monica said that she struggled with colitis for two years and her flareups are "painful and frustrating." In the video, she became really real about colitis. This has repercussions on her life, including the fact that she had to wear adult diapers while she was driving her daughter to school. school, in case she has an accident. "It is not glamorous," she added
Thank you to everyone who sent me my best wishes. I am not pregnant, but I wanted to shed light on some issues that we can all deal with, especially women. We never really talk about it because it's not sexy, pretty, glamorous to say the least, so I decided to share a photo to eventually inspire my friends, create a platform for share stories, and count on each other's guidance. I have been suffering from colitis for almost 2 years and sometimes, when I do outbreaks, it is painful and frustrating, so for all those who suffer from colitis or other abdominal problems, know that you don 't bother. are not alone. I will do a check-up on Friday and follow the colonoscopy this month. I want to emphasize the importance of regularly consulting your gastroenterologist or family doctor. I hope that this open discussion will lead to many other things that we face as women, mothers, sisters, girls, women and all the roles we assume. Take the time for yourself and go check it out. Even if you do not have any problems, it is important. Please note that I am sponsored by anyone other than me – I did it myself, and I just wanted to share it. That being said, a big thank you to these foundations that raise awareness and guide us all for better health. #colon #colonoscopy #colitis #ulcerativecolitis #americanmedicalassociation #clevelandclinic #crohncolitisawareness #crohnsdisease #livehealthy #womenshealth #prevention #health  A post posted by Monica Potter (@monicapottergram) on
Like many diseases, colitis may vary in severity but symptoms may include diarrhea pus , abdominal pain and cramps, rectal pain, rectal bleeding, and urgency to go # 2, an inability to go despite the feeling of need, weight loss, fatigue and fever
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Doctors are not totally sure why people develop colitis, but the Mayo Clinic says it could be the result of a person's immune system dysfunction and to attack the cells. their digestive tract, or just genetics (if you have a family history of the condition, you are more likely to develop it).
Colitis can cause severe bleeding, perforated colon, dehydration, osteoporosis, skin and joint inflammation. , and an increased risk of blood clots, so it's not s
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If you think you have a colitis, or if you know something is wrong with your digestive system, call your doctor. Also, do not forget to get a regular physical exam even if you have no symptoms. "I want to emphasize the importance of having regular checkups with your gastroenterologist or family doctor," Monica said on Instagram. This can make a huge difference in your overall health.