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Can pancolitis be prevented?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Since the exact cause of pancolitis is unknown, it's currently impossible to prevent pancolitis. However, it may be possible to prevent or reduce symptoms of the disease by following your doctor's recommendations for treatment. Also, it's possible to prevent more serious complications of pancolitis by catching the disease early, following proper courses of treatment, and talking to your doctor about any changes in symptoms.

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