What are Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis?

Crohn’s Disease can affect the colon as well as the small intestine. It is a chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea and/or constipation, fatigue, fever, and weight loss.

Ulcerative colitis is a condition that results in ulcers and inflammation of the colon and rectum, and can sometimes lead to life-threatening complications. Some common symptoms are diarrhea, abdominal pain and rectal bleeding. Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis are both Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.

Blair Gastroenterology Associates is Setting the Standards in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treatment

Our program at our Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic is recognized for specialized care of Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients, improving quality of life and blending patients’ input regarding their treatment. Our infusion center gives you one-on-one treatment, generally with the same nurse assigned to patients, giving patients continuity of care, knowledge, assistance, comfort and assurance. Our team will work with you to plan and select the best treatment possible for your condition. Our goal is to offer treatments that relieve symptoms for as long as possible, and to manage occasional flare-ups when they do occur. Using a personalized compound of medications and various remedies, we offer a wide-range treatment plan to keep you comfortable and help control your symptoms.

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic Offers Treatment Options and Education

At the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Blair Gastroenterology Associates, we use diagnostic tools to diagnose and assess Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

These could include:

For More Information on our Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Blair Gastroenterology Associates, please visit our Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic page.

Contact the experts at Blair Gastroenterology Associates in Altoona, Pennsylvania today, by calling 814-943-8869 or fill out our online contact form.