What causes inflamed colon?

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Colon inflammation is a type of bowel disorder and can produce symptoms that include abdominal pain, diarrhoea and rectal bleeding. An inflamed colon can be caused by a number of factors.

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Allergies

Exposure to an allergen can disrupt the functioning of your body's immune system, which can cause diarrhoea.

Heredity

Your colon inflammation could be an inherited condition passed down from your mother or father.

Medication

Two of the many symptoms that occur when taking antibiotics include abdominal cramps and diarrhoea.

HIV

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) can cause persistent diarrhoea.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hormonal changes can lead to irritable bowel syndrome, a disorder that causes inflammation, bloating, diarrhoea and excessive gas.

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