This term describes an inflammation in the area of the rectum. The inflammation can be highly or blandly distinct, occasionally serious findings can be detected.
Symptoms are anal bleeding, often connected with an evacuation of mucus. An often and impulsive bowel movement could arise. There are various causes for a proctitis. Certain bacteria of the human intestinal flora could cause short-term inflammation. This kind of proctitis is often self-healing. A colitis ulcerosa often starts of as proctitis. The cause of this illness is complex and not completely known. The colitis ulcerosa occurs in recurrent attacks. The cause to trigger it, is unknown.
Generally the proctitis ulcerosa could be treated with medications. In case of an inflammation of the rectum preferably Mesazalin supps., enema or foam is recommended.