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Ulcerative colitis flare-ups: 5 tips to manage them

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Jul 19, 2023.

An ulcerative colitis flare-up is the return of symptoms after not having any for a period of time. This may involve diarrhea, belly pain and cramping, rectal pain and bleeding, fatigue, and urgent bowel movements. Although you may feel helpless against the return of symptoms, changes in your diet and lifestyle may help control your symptoms and lengthen the time between flare-ups.

Try these five tips:

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