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    Coping With Ulcerative Colitis Flares
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    Louise_WebMD_Staff posted:
    Even the most independent woman can feel unnerved in the face of an ulcerative colitis flare-up. Your UC may have been in remission for years. Then suddenly, the old familiar symptoms -- diarrhea, urgent bowel movements, bloody stools -- rev up, sometimes for weeks.

    Here is how to cope with UC Flares
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