What Is Colitis?

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2. Causes of Colitis

The specific cause of colitis is not known. However, there are many risk factors and theories explaining why the condition occurs.

According to some of the theories, colitis is an autoimmune condition targeting the gastrointestinal tract. There are also a number of known risk factors for colitis. These include long medical history of infections and antibiotic use and abuse.


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