Celebrities Mourn the Death of Actor Irrfan Khan

Actor Irrfan Khan’s soul rested in peace after battling colon tumor for the past several months. Celebrities have mourned his demise all over social media. Also, the article provides information on what is colon infection. Read on for more details.

Updated: Apr 29, 2020 14:46 IST

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Irrfan Khan Dead.

Actor Irrfan Khan, who recently returned to acting, had been diagnosed with a colon infection. An official source confirmed that he died after being admitted to an ICU at Kokilaben hospital under doctor's observation. Celebrities have mourned his death and have shared their deep condolences to Irrfan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar. Check out a few tweets below:

 

 

What is a Colon infection?

Colitis is a general term for inflammation of the inner lining of the colon, which is the large intestine. There are different types of colitis categorized by the cause including infection, poor blood supply and parasites, which can cause inflamed colon.

Common symptoms of an inflamed colon include abdominal pain, diarrhoea and cramping. Colitis can be caused by viruses, bacteria and parasites. The infection can be caused due to contaminated water, poor hygiene, etc.

What are the symptoms of colitis?

Colon infections are caused by a number of different reasons. Symptoms might differ if the cause of the infection is different. However, some symptoms are common for all. These symptoms range from - diarrhea with blood

  • Abdominal pain

  • Fever

  • Urgent bowel movements

  • Nausea

  • Weight loss

  • Fatigue

It is advisable to visit a doctor when you start experiencing chronic diarrhea and severe pain. The first sign of a complication is the sudden onset of pain that leaves you incapacitated.