Toxic colitis

Colitis is a group of diseases that carry an inflammatory, acute or chronic character, the mucosa of the large intestine. Toxic colitis is an inflammatory process of the large intestine that has arisen as a result of poisoning with poisonous substances. To toxic substances include: mercury, arsenic, phosphorus, lead and others. Toxic colitis of endogenous origin appears as a result of irritation of the walls of the intestine, derived from it by elements formed in the body. This alignment is possible with gout or uraemia.

In toxic colitis, which is obtained as a result of poisoning by chemical compounds, stitching, cutting pains in the large intestine, headache, nausea, dizziness, weakness, general malaise are possible.

After a thorough diagnosis, they begin the procedure of treatment. With any form of colitis welcome proper nutrition. In this case, doctors divide the products into allowed and forbidden foods. In most cases, banned include: fatty meat, whole milk, sunflower seeds, alcohol, carbonated drinks, strongly salted, fried and spicy food, dried apricots, raw vegetables, legumes, prunes, corn, mushrooms, spices. This list was created by specialists based on the results of a long-term study, during which it became clear that such products are capable of negatively affecting the sick organism and only aggravating the condition, translating into a critical and acute course of the disease.

Authorized products that have a beneficial effect on the body in the treatment of toxic colitis:

  • Boiled eggs;
  • Berries and fruits;
  • Low-fat fish and meat dishes;
  • Seafood;
  • Cereals;
  • Cheese;
  • Orange and tomato juice;
  • Liver.

Therapy primarily includes adsorptive medications. Without them, it is impossible to bind and remove toxins from the body. With toxic colitis - this is an important element, because toxic poisoning is the main cause of the disease. As an anesthetic drug, use is made of No-Shpu or another antispasmodic drug. Spasmolytics will help to remove spasms, and the pain will not be sharp and strong.

Complex treatment must be present. Such drugs as Enterosgel and Smecta are used as adsorptive and antiseptic agents. To ensure that the patient does not receive dehydration due to prolonged vomiting and diarrhea, special salt solutions are needed.

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