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					    Ulcerative colitis is a condition that causes the
    rectum, colon, and large intestine to swell up and may
    lead to pain, bloody stool, abdominal, pain, and
    suppression of the appetite.
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    This incurable disorder can be attributed to
    Accutane use and in many cases, may be grounds
    for the victim to take legal action against the
    negligent pharmaceutical company.




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    Ulcerative colitis causes chronic inflammation of
    the rectum, although the problem may extend
    throughout the colon (also known as the large
    intestine).
    The symptoms can range from mild to severe, and
    may include:


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    Frequent diarrhea, often with blood
    Abdominal cramps
    Loss of appetite
    Rectal pain




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    Ulcerative colitis is currently not curable except by
    complete removal of the colon.




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    However, most cases can be treated with some or all
    of the following options:
    Strict dietary regulations
    Prescription medications that treat the symptoms
    Colectomy (surgery to remove the colon, which is
    only performed in severe cases)


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    If you have developed IBD as a result of your
    Accutane use, you may be interested in finding out
    about your rights.




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    To review some important information about this
    type of lawsuit, please visit this page:
    Accutane and Ulcerative Colitis




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