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Dear Dr. Roach: Ulcerative Colitis and Raynaud's questions


Last updated 3/18/2020 at 10:19am

By Dr. Keith Roach

Does Ulcerative Colitis Preclude Pregnancy?

DEAR DR. ROACH: I need some hope. My 24-year-old granddaughter, recently married, came down with ulcerative colitis. Right now, she is getting two Humira injections a month. She has lost so much weight and her diet is so limited. Do things normally get better? Will she ever be able to become pregnant? It has been about four months. She is presently seeing a GI doctor. Should she be under the care of a specialist? -- L.M.O.S.

ANSWER: Ulcerative colitis is one of the inflammatory bowel diseases. The underlying cause is not know...

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