Inflammatory Bowel Disease Health (cont.)
William A Rowe, MD
Shehnaz Shaikh, MD
Jonathan Adler, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
BS Anand, MD
Venkatachala Mohan, MD
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Symptoms
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Because inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic disease (lasting a long time), a person has periods of time in which the disease flares up and causes symptoms. These periods are followed by remission, in which symptoms disappear or decrease and good health returns.
Symptoms may range from mild to severe and generally depend upon the part of the intestinal tract involved. They include:
Intestinal complications of inflammatory bowel disease include the following:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/10/2013
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