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    1. Aminosalicylates for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

      Drug details for Aminosalicylates for inflammatory bowel disease.

    2. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Enteral or Total Parenteral Nutrition - Topic Overview

      The following nutritional treatments may be used for inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease). Enteral nutrition Enteral nutrition is a fluid given through a tube that is inserted into the nose,down the throat,and into the stomach. This tube is called a nasogastric,or NG,tube. The fluid contains essential nutrients and helps supplement or replace a regular diet. ...

    3. Cyclosporine for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

      Drug details for Cyclosporine for inflammatory bowel disease.

    4. Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cancer Risk - Topic Overview

      What is video capsule endoscopy? Video capsule endoscopy is a procedure that allows a doctor to examine your small intestine for sources of bleeding. It may be especially helpful for diagnosing Crohn's disease. How is it done? For this procedure,you swallow a capsule that is less than an inch long (about 23 millimeters ). A technician attaches sensors to your chest and connects them to a data ...

    5. 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,...

    6. Antibiotics for Crohn's Disease

      Drug details for Ciprofloxacin for Crohn's disease.

    7. Bowel Disease: Changing Your Diet

      Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are types of inflammatory bowel disease. They cause inflammation and sores (ulcers) in the digestive tract. This can lead to symptoms such as diarrhea,belly pain,loss of appetite,fever,bloody stools,and weight loss. Often symptoms are worse after eating. If you have an inflammatory bowel disease,it may be hard to get important nutrients such as ...

    8. Ileoanal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis

      These surgeries are done to treat ulcerative colitis.

    9. Crohn's Disease - What Happens

      Crohn's disease is an ongoing (chronic) condition that may flare up throughout your life. The course of the disease varies greatly from one person to another. Some people may have only mild symptoms, while others may have severe symptoms or complications.

    10. Crohn's Disease - Prevention

      While you cannot prevent Crohn's disease, you can take medications to reduce the severity.

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