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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a general name for chronic diseases that cause inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. The two most common types of IBD are Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

If your child has been diagnosed with IBD, chances are you have a lot of questions. This time of diagnosis can be confusing and overwhelming. We are here to help.

Commonly asked questions include:

  • What is IBD?
  • Why did this happen to my child?
  • What can we expect when visiting our doctor?
  • How is IBD diagnosed?
  • What medications are used?
  • Will my child be ok?

Free IBD E-Book from Hasbro Children's Hospital

Answers to these commonly asked questions can be found in our “Welcome to the IBD Center” patient and family guide. This 68-page workbook contains general information about IBD, treatment options, answers to frequently asked questions, and a resources list, and pages where you can track your medical information and history. Download the e-book now »

We Are Here to Help

Remember, you are not in this alone. We are here to support you and your family. We want to answer your questions and work with you to provide the very best care for your child so that you can help your child lead a full life.

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Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hasbro Children's Hospital
Hasbro Children's Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Lower Level
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-444-8306

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