Currently, there’s no cure for inflammatory bowel disease but the condition can be managed through medication and lifestyle changes. In this short video from My Health Specialist, Consultant General and Gastrointestinal Surgeon Dr. Ian Mitchell talks about how inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are monitored by doctors.
Dr. Mitchell explains that patients with IBD will need to undergo various periodic tests including blood work, endoscopies and colonoscopies to determine the progression of the disease and to rule out any malignant activity in the colon.
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