Shanel & Rahja and shyann
- Frequent diarrhea
- Rectal bleeding
- Weight loss
- Abdominal pain/Cramping
- Reduced appetite
Frequently asked questions
- Crohn's disease is what kind of disease?
- What causes Crohn's disease?
- Crohn's disease is closely related to what?
- How does Crohn's disease affect the intestines?
- Symptoms of Crohn's disease can include rectal bleeding. True or False?
- How is Crohn's disease treated?
- There usually are no complications as a result of Crohn's disease. True or False?
- Crohn's disease can stunt growth in children. True or False?
- Crohn's is a digestive disease that also involves another system in the body. What is it?
- Stress is a known trigger for Crohn's disease flares. True or False?
- When the small intestine does not obtain nutrients from food, this is called what?
The main treatment for Crohn's disease is medicine to stop the inflammation in the intestine and medicine to prevent flare-ups and keep you in remission. A few people have severe, long-lasting symptoms or complications that may require a stronger medicine, a combination of medicines, or surgery. The type of treatment you need depends on the type of symptoms you have and how bad they are.