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  1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Criteria for Diagnosis - Topic Overview

    Experts on digestive diseases developed these criteria,known as the Rome III criteria,to help doctors determine whether symptoms are caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). You meet the Rome III criteria for IBS if your symptoms began at least 6 months ago,you have had abdominal pain or discomfort at least 3 days each month in the last 3 months,and at least two of the following statements ...

  2. Crohn's Disease - Topic Overview

    What is Crohn's disease? Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation or ulceration of the digestive tract.

  3. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cancer Risk - Topic Overview

    Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) increases the risk of colon cancer. The amount of increased risk depends on the type of inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease of the colon),how much of the intestine is involved,and how long you have been ill. The cancer risk usually does not increase until you have had IBD for 8 years or longer. Starting 8 years after diagnosis,...

  4. Crohn's Disease - Treatment Overview

    Treatment for Crohn's disease involves medications to prevent flare - ups, or maintain remission, of the disease. A few people have severe, persistent symptoms or complications that may require additional medications or surgery.

  5. Ulcerative Colitis - Topic Overview

    Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation and sores (ulcers) in the lining of the large intestine.

  6. Ulcerative Colitis - Medications

    Medications usually are the treatment of choice for ulcerative colitis.

  7. Ulcerative Colitis - Surgery

    Ulcerative colitis affects only the large intestine, so surgery that removes the large intestine can cure the disease.

  8. Ulcerative Colitis - What Increases Your Risk

    You have an increased risk of developing ulcerative colitis if you: Have a family history of ulcerative colitis.

  9. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cancer Risk - Health Tools

    Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Ulcerative Colitis: Should I Have Surgery?

  10. Ulcerative Colitis - Other Treatment

    Many people with ulcerative colitis consider nontraditional or complementary medicine in addition to prescription medications.

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