What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a chronic inflammation of all or part of the digestive tract that can be ongoing and intermediate. Symptoms of Inflammatory Bowel Disease can include severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, fatigue, and weight loss. It can be debilitating and lead to life-threatening complications. Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a combination of bacteria, viruses, or antigens that triggers the body’s immune system to react with inflammation in the intestinal tract. The cause could be hereditary, genetic or environmental. Inflammatory Bowel Disease can be diagnosed with different methods depending on the severity including a stool exam, blood tests, and a colonoscopy.

Blair Gastroenterology Offers Specialized Care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

At the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Blair Gastroenterology Associates, we use cutting edge diagnostic tools to diagnose and evaluate Inflammatory Bowel Disease in our patients. In an effort to stay at the top of our areas of expertise we participate in clinical trials aimed at providing our patients with the latest breakthroughs in the Inflammatory Bowel Disease field. Not only is our program recognized for specialized care of Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients, but also for improving quality of life and blending patients’ input regarding their treatment. We work alongside our patients and strive to find the most suitable treatment option available to help them live their best life possible. If you are suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease and would like to speak to one of our specialists about how they can help you, be sure to give our office a call to set up an appointment at your earliest convenience.

State of the Art Infusion Rooms Offer a Wide Range of Treatment Options for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Blair Gastroenterology Associates

Blair Gastroenterology Associates features two private infusion rooms. The rooms are optimized for patient comfort with reclining chairs, cable television, DVD players, and free Wi-Fi. Our infusion center gives each patient 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. Our highly skilled team of experts at Blair Gastroenterology Associates offers extensive knowledge in every aspect of Inflammatory Bowel Disease treatment, and we are exclusively dedicated to bringing you the most advanced treatment possible. For more information on our Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, be sure to give us a call to set up a time to talk to one of our specialists.