Expert Video - Is IBS the same as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?
Gastroenterologist Dr. Jeanetta Frye explains that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is not the same condition as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which includes several types of disease such as Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis (UC).IBD can cause scarring and permanent damage to the bowel, while IBS does not cause long-term damage.
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