Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) (cont.)
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment
Treatment for IBD depends upon whether it is Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Diet changes may be necessary for both diseases. There are a variety of medications prescribed to treat the disease and symptoms of the disease. While ulcerative colitis can be resolved with surgery, Crohn's disease can not, and the patient may continue to suffer from the disease.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/2/2015
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