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Can ulcerative proctitis be prevented?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Unfortunately, ulcerative proctitis cannot be prevented. Doctors and researchers are not sure what causes ulcerative proctitis. However, trying to maintain a healthy colon with a well-balanced diet is always a good idea.

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