The manifestations of IBD during the pregnancy are the same of that in non-pregnancy. The majority of pregnancies in patients with IBD, although classified as high risk,courses without several complications. Reports of clinical exacerbation, especially in the first trimester, occurs in up to one third of pregnant women with IBD. Bortoli found recurrence rates of disease in 17.3% of women that were in remission, being more frequent in patients with idiopathic ulcerative rectocolitis (IUR) compared to those with Crohn's disease (CD), but without statistical difference (P = 0.38).
Doctors use one of two approaches to treatment: "step-up," which starts with milder drugs first, versus "top-down," which gives people stronger drugs earlier in the treatment process.Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) involves chronic inflammation of all or part of your digestive tract. IBD primarily includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.Severe diarrhea, pain, fatigue and weight loss. IBD can be debilitating and sometimes leads to life-threatening complications.
Collagenous (kuh-LAJ-uh-nus) colitis and lymphocytic colitis also are considered inflammatory bowel diseases but are usually regarded separately from classic inflammatory bowel disease.