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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
At the Boston Children’s IBD Center, our experts see more than 5,000 patients each year, including the most complex cases, such as early onset IBD. That experience helps our physicians quickly and accurately diagnose patients and develop a targeted treatment plan.
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Many parents bring their child or teen to the pediatrician when they first become concerned about diarrhea and blood in the stool. After ordering some blood work, the pediatrician may refer you to our team at the IBD Center.
We may repeat some tests or perform new ones to confirm the diagnosis or learn more about how IBD affects you or your child – such as its location and severity.
Once we have an accurate diagnosis, we will meet with you to discuss the results and a customized care plan.
Your physician may recommend one or several of the following tests commonly used to diagnose Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis:
For more information, appointments or a second opinion, please call the Boston Children’s IBD Center at 617-355-6058 or request an appointment online.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”