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Crohn's Disease

Also called: Crohn

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Hi, Sometimes a severe flare-up is life-threatening and a small number of people die as a result of a serious complication such as a perforated gut...
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one i would think dont stress as this make your blood pressure go up , two if you have an adsess for sure you need to get that checked out right away...
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There is no evidence that irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a forerunner of inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis...
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Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease that involves all layers of the intestinal wall. It primarily affects the lower part of the small...
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Great question! You can take acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) for pain. You will want to avoid nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as...
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Crohn's disease is an ongoing disorder that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, also referred to as the gastrointestinal, or GI, tract...
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Crohn's disease affects men and women equally and seems to run in some families. About 20% of people with Crohn's disease have a blood relative with...
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The most common symptoms of Crohn's disease are abdominal pain, often in the lower right area, and diarrhea. Rectal bleeding, weight loss, arthritis...
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Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease. The inflammation caused by Crohn's disease is usually found in a part of the small intestine called...
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Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease of the colon (also called the large intestine) and rectum that causes inflammation and ulcers of...
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If Crohn's disease does not cause symptoms, no treatment is needed. Mild symptoms may respond to antidiarrheal medicines or changes in diet and...
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Medicines usually are the treatment of choice for Crohn's disease. They can control or prevent inflammation in the intestines and help:Relieve...
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Crohn's disease cannot be prevented because the cause is unknown. But you can take steps to reduce the severity of the disease.Medicines taken...
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Crohn's disease is a lifelong inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Parts of the digestive system get swollen and have deep sores called ulcers...
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Factors that may increase your risk of developing Crohn's disease include:Having a family history of Crohn's disease. Your risk increases if an...
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