Crohn Disease FAQs (cont.)
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What is inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD?
Inflammatory bowel disease
(IBD) is actually two diseases - Crohn's disease and a similar condition called ulcerative colitis. Because these diseases have many similarities, doctors often refer to them together as IBD.
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