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Trauma and colitis

I was hit by a truck while crossing in a parking lot.  It knocked me down but did not break any bones.  About 15 minutes after I was hit, my lower stomach started hurting.  My question is:  Can trauma like I had cause an attack of colitis?
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Hi there!

Though trauma can cause secondary colitis, secondary to injury, it is unlikely to be responsible for primary inflammatory colitis.
Hope this information helps.

Take care!
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