IBD stands for inflammatory bowel disease. It includes a group of disorders that cause inflammation in the intestines. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis come under IBD. The symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, weight loss, and fatigue. Taking fatty and greasy foods, hot and spicy foods, intake of caffeine and alcohol can trigger IBD. There is no cure for this condition.
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Query: Hi doctor, I started to have Crohn's disease when I was 12 years old and I am 35 years old now. I have stopped taking medication for ten years and I do not have any flareup in the last five years. But I still have bowel inflammation from time to time and I have pain spasms occasionally in the lower... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can sense your concern and I know that you have gone through bad days during the illness. You are off treatment and still managing everything for about five years. I can understand that working on the front line makes things difficult but you are at equal risk lik... Read Full »