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Should I talk to my doctor about my ulcerative proctitis symptoms?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Yes, you should talk to your doctor about your ulcerative proctitis symptoms. Although ulcerative proctitis is not usually serious, the rectal inflammation and bleeding can be painful and unsettling. The topic might be embarrassing to talk about, but it is important to seek treatment. Your doctor can prescribe medication to ease your symptoms. These drugs are not available without a prescription. A diagnosis can also help you rule out other more serious conditions that may have similar symptoms.

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