Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Dr Sharad Shah
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) - Treatment
The treatment of IBD consists of using 5-ASA and if necessary steroids. These drugs have had excellent results and have saved the lives of thousands of patients.

Can IBD be cured? Does it require life long treatment?
A. The word "cured" may not apply. However, the patient remains symptom free or in remission for a long time. Theoretically patient would require life long treatment.

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