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A member asked about a 40-year-old male:

What antiinflammatories are safe for an inflamed bowel?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Consider herbal...: Classic anti-inflammatories like aspirin and ibuprofen can paradoxically cause irritation and GI bleeding so I don't recommend. Drugs with 5-ASA are widely used- see http://tinyurl.com/zvx6duh But I often recommend herbal anti-inflammatories including Boswellia (a frankincense extract), curcumin (a turmeric extract), ginger and Japanese Knotweed; these are safe and effective. Probiotics help too.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017

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