Diarrhoea & Constipation

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Diarrhoea is a common symptom of Crohn’s and Colitis, also known as Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD. Some people also experience constipation.

You may continue to experience diarrhoea or constipation even when your Crohn's or Colitis treatment is keeping your other symptoms under control. This information sheet looks at why this might happen, and contains suggestions to help you manage your diarrhoea or constipation.