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Is inflammatory bowel disease an inherited condition?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes

There are genetic factors to inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) and individuals with a first degree family member with ibd have a higher risk of developing ibd in their lifetime.
The overall risk is still fairly low (in the 10% range).

In brief: Sometimes

There are genetic factors to inflammatory bowel disease (ibd) and individuals with a first degree family member with ibd have a higher risk of developing ibd in their lifetime.
The overall risk is still fairly low (in the 10% range).
Dr. Sidney Vinson
Dr. Sidney Vinson
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In brief: Some are

Some are but most of the time it isn't.

In brief: Some are

Some are but most of the time it isn't.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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