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Treatment for Enteropathic Arthritis

Enteropathic arthritis treatment typically begins by treating the underlying condition (see Ulcerative Colitis Treatment or Crohn's Disease Treatment). Treating the underlying condition can significantly improve enteropathic arthritis symptoms.
Treatment is further focused on treating any remaining symptoms. Your healthcare provider may have to try several medicines or combination of medicines before finding out what works for you.
Examples of medicines that may be prescribed for enteropathic arthritis treatment include:
Your healthcare provider will also likely recommend physical therapy and exercise (see Arthritis and Exercise).

Can Enteropathic Arthritis Be Cured?

In most cases, there is no cure for this condition. However, in people with ulcerative colitis, removing the colon may cure enteropathic arthritis.
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