A 22-year-old female asked:
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is there anything you can take to control ibs or ibd ?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure, but....: tboze are different conditions. IBS, irritable bowel syndrome does not have inflammation; IBD does. Details of each condition can dictate Rx. See MD, get diagnosed, get started on appropriate Rx.
Answered on Oct 17, 2014

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