Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease can cause inflammation anywhere within the digestive tract. While it is incurable at this time, there are a variety of options that can help control the disease and even lead to remission.

There are a variety of Crohn’s Disease types that affect areas of the digestive tract differently. The disease can result in the narrowing of the gastrointestinal tract, abscesses, fissures, and fistulas. Crohn’s can be a serious health risk possibly causing issues such as bowel obstructions and perforations, colon cancer, or toxic megacolon. For these reasons, and to reduce discomfort, it is important to consult a physician and begin a treatment plan.

Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease can include:

  • Fever
  • Blood in Stool
  • Diarrhea
  • Fatigue
  • Mouth Sores
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Cramping
  • Skin, Eyes, and Joint Inflammation

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