What are the symptoms of IBD?
The main symptoms are:
- Abdominal pain
- Blood in the stools
- Poor appetite & weight loss
However, there may be other symptoms including:
- Mouth ulcers
- Red painful eyes
- Painful, swollen joints
- Painful red lumps on the skin, usually on the legs
- Swelling & soreness round the anus
Symptoms will be discussed in more detail in respective
sections on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.