Expert Q&A by Dr Mark Furman, Paediatric Gastroenterologist for #CrohnsAndColitisAwarenessWeek #IBD

How can the doctor tell If my child has IBS or IBD if the symptoms are very similar? 00:06
If there is a history of IBD in the family, is there a screening test that my child could have? 01:05
Why is Inflammatory Bowel Disease so prevalent in the Jewish Community? 01:50
How useful is the faecal calprotectin test in assessing inflammation? Are there home kits available now? 02:23
If my child is being put on a liquid diet for Crohn’s, how can I make things easier for them? Do you have any tips? 03:42
Can you tell me about the long term use of immune suppressants ? 04:20
What are the differences in treating children and adults? 05:16
How can I explain to my child’s school about their new diagnosis of IBD and make them aware of the issues that can arise? 05:59
If my child gets stressed during exams, could this cause a flare up of their IBD? 06:36

This video is for general information only. Always check with your doctor if you have any concerns about your condition or treatment.

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