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Use this general forum to ask a question or discuss your symptoms and how you cope with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Post and discuss information that may be helpful to others who suffer from Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis (UC).

The IBD 101 subforum contains key information about IBD that we have gathered from our members.

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Apps and Media

Use this forum to discuss IBD and digestive health related apps or media for the Apple iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android or BlackBerry device . Provide advice by writing a new review or commenting on another.

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Topics are automatically created in this forum from a mix of newsfeeds. Please be aware that we have no control over the quality or factual representation of these postings. Some may be informational, whereas some may be wholly inaccurate. You may rate topics in this forum.

Always research all options and discuss them with your physician before following any specific directive provided in these articles.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Use this forum on our sister IBS Self Help and Support Group to ask a question or discuss your symptoms and how you cope with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Post and discuss information that may be helpful to others who suffer from IBS.

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