Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) refers to two chronic (long-term) digestive system conditions that can make like difficult for the patient: ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. But can these conditions have an effect on the body outside the gut? Dr Stuart Bloom explains how these diseases affect the body.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be highly unpleasant and in some cases debilitating, taking its toll on the patient’s quality of life. But can it be life-threatening? Or can it be cured? Leading London gastroenterologist Dr Stuart Bloom provided the answers in an interview with Top Doctors.
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Inflammatory bowel disease affects thousands of people, but it can be confusing. What is the difference between IBD and IBS (irritable bowel syndrome)? What are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis? Top Doctors interviews expert Dr Stuart Bloom, who explains everything you need to know about IBD