Ulcerative colitis is a debilitating disease of the large intestine, which can sometimes develop into life-threatening complications. Let’s find out how a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis is made. 

In this video, Dr. Vinod Kumar Mishra, a senior gastroenterologist, answers the following questions in Hindi:

1) Which tests are used in the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis?

2) What is the role of a complete blood count (CBC) and c-reactive protein (CRP) test in the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis?

3) What is the importance of blood sugar, kidney function, and liver function tests in the diagnosis of ulcerative colitis?

4) What is a sigmoidoscopy?

5) What is a colonoscopy?

6) Why is taking a chest X-ray important before the treatment of ulcerative colitis?

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