Are Crohn’s and Colitis the same thing?
The short answer: no.
If you’d like to know the long answer, keep reading.
Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are types of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). Both of them are characterized by chronic inflammation of the digestive tract.
Both of these diseases are common among teenagers and young adults. They affect men and women equally and have very similar symptoms. Their causes are unknown, and they have similar contributing factors, such as an inappropriate ...