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There are various tests that are used to aid in diagnosis of IBD and also used in ongoing monitoring.
Even once you have a diagnosis of IBD you will probably undergo more tests and examinations in the future. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a lifelong chronic condition so it is important that you are monitored.
This section provides an overview of all of the most common tests and examinations. It is meant as a guide only. For more detailed information you should speak to your doctor.
Tests used to help in the diagnosis and monitoring of IBD include:
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