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Can inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) be cured?

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) cannot be cured, but it can be controlled with diet and medications. IBD can be kept in remission.

Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic condition. Unfortunately, there's currently no cure, so medications and monitoring are needed in the long term. Healthcare maintenance to make sure the rest of your body is in good health is very important as part of the management of inflammatory bowel disease.

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