Inflammatory bowel disease can significantly disrupt a person's daily life

IBD comprises of two conditions: CD, which is inflammation of one or more parts of the intestines (left), and UC, which is inflammation of the large intestine. — Images: Prof IDA NORMIHA HILMI

Getting the occasional abdominal pain and diarrhoea is common for all of us, but if these symptoms consistently recur, do get yourself checked.

You could have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) – a term used to describe two conditions: ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD).

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