Sergey Khaitov Contributor

Dr. Khaitov is a surgeon specializing in colon and rectal surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital.

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Conquering Ulcerative Colitis: How a Colectomy Changed One Woman’s Life

After most treatment options failed, Chelsea Freeman found relief through surgery.

The Challenges One Woman Faced After Her Colectomy for Ulcerative Colitis

Surgery wasn’t easy, but Chelsea Freeman thinks it was worth it.

What It’s Like to Get a Colectomy for Ulcerative Colitis

“I was very excited to have my life back.”

What Happens When Ulcerative Colitis Medications Don’t Work?

After trying every option, here’s what one woman chose to do.

It’s Not What You Eat: What Actually Causes Ulcerative Colitis

Some foods trigger ulcerative colitis flares, but no foods have been found to cause the disease itself.

Diagnosing Ulcerative Colitis: What Doctors Look For

Find out how inflammation in the colon shows up in tests.

4 Types of Ulcerative Colitis, According to a Gastroenterologist

Symptoms vary depending on where UC inflammation occurs.

Treating Ulcerative Colitis: Understanding Your Options

The goal of treatment is to control inflammation and achieve and maintain remission.

The Signs and Symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis

You don’t want to ignore this type of chronic stomach distress.

Ulcerative Colitis vs. Crohn’s Disease: What’s the Difference?

They both fall under the inflammatory bowel disease umbrella.

What Is Ulcerative Colitis? Key Facts to Know

About 900,000 Americans are affected by this inflammatory bowel disease.