Pain: The Secret Symptom of IBD
Last updated: March 2021
We know from our community members that IBD brings with it a host of unexpected symptoms - everything from inflammation to fever to fatigue - and that pain is one of the harshest and hardest to manage of those symptoms. In our recent IBD In America survey we heard from you that pain is a major factor in living with IBD and that those of you living with active IBD, you spend up to 80% of the month in pain. Much of this pain is invisible to others and we're here to shed light on this and other hidden symptoms!
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