A colon infection can be one of the most painful and complicated of all the colon problems someone can develop. Since many colon problems are chronic and can be managed after diagnosis, they become easier to deal with over time. However, an infection of the colon can occur unexpectedly for a variety of causes and leave the sufferer in extreme pain.
Causes of a colon infection vary and may include:
- Colon parasites
- Food allergies
- Colon injury
- Other colon problems
- Much more
Despite the cause of a colon infection, the symptoms are usually very consistent and painful. When you begin experiencing these colon infection symptoms, it is important to visit your doctor as soon as possible. Waiting for these symptoms to pass on their own may lead to a more severe condition or infection, as well as the potential to develop into a chronic problem.
Your doctor will be able to help diagnose your condition and treat it to relieve your pain, heal your colon, and help you get back to a normal life as quickly as possible as well as prevent a more serious colon condition from developing.