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Surgery for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Not everyone with IBD requires surgery. If your doctor does recommend it, prepare yourself and learn what to expect from the procedure and recovery process.
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What to Expect Before, During, and After J-Pouch Surgery
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What Does It Mean When A J-Pouch Is Inflamed?
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Are Probiotics the Answer to Your Pouchitis?
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What Are the Different Types of Colectomy Surgery?
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Ileostomy Surgery May Be Done for Certain Cases of IBD
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A Simple Guide to Changing an Ostomy Appliance
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Do You Need A Colorectal Surgeon or Gastroenterologist?
Treatment Options for Cuffitis After J-Pouch Surgery
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What Does An ET Nurse Do?
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What Can You Eat After J-Pouch Surgery?
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What to Know About Colostomy Surgery
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Discover the Differences Between an Ileostomy and a J-Pouch
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How Resection Surgery Is a Common Treatment for Crohn's Disease
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How To Plan For Coming Home From Your Abdominal Surgery
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Will You Be Diagnosed With Crohn's Disease After J-Pouch Surgery?
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What You Need to Know About J-Pouch Surgery
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If You Have An Ostomy, Could You Still Have Discharge Out Your Rectum?
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Why Men May Be Concerned After Having an Ostomy Surgery
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Why J-Pouches Aren't Done for Crohn's Disease
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Abdominal Exercises to Help You Get Back Into Shape After Surgery
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What You Need To Know About Your New J-Pouch After Takedown Surgery
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Tips and Tricks for Living With a Stoma
A Stoma Requires Regular Attention After Surgery
What Is Normal and What Is Not With Your New Stoma