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Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis

The symptoms of ulcerative colitis revolve mainly around bowel movements. Patients may notice discomfort and a significant change in bowel habits.

Symptoms Include:

  • Rectal Pain and/or Bleeding
  • Frequent, Loose Bowel Movements
  • Blood and Pus in Stools
  • Severe Straining with Bowel Movements
  • Feeling of Incomplete Bowel Movements
  • Urgency to Have a Bowel Movement
  • Joint Pain/Arthritis

Patients suffering with these symptoms should see a gastroenterologist right away for an accurate diagnosis and an appropriate, effective treatment plan.