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What is crohn disease

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience Addiction Medicine
Inflammatory bowel: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, presumably run in families, more in caucasians, which can affect the whole GI from mouth to anus. It ... Read More
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Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Chronic inflammation: Crohn's disease is a chronic and often debilitating condition characterized by inflammation in the intestine. Usually it is deep inflammation through ... Read More

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Gut disease: This is a serious, troublesome, incurable, chronic disease usually involving the gut, causing the wall to thicken and become blocked. The new biotech ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Crohn's disease is a risk factor for:: Rectal abscess, Small Bowel Obstruction, Toxic megacolon, Vitamin B3 deficiency, Painful cracks at the corners of mouth, Kidney Stones, Bowel obstru ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sabina Ali
26 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
See complete answer: Crohns disease is an autoimmune condition. We still dont understand what causes it studies indicate that the inflammation in cd involves a complex int ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Choi
Dr. Paul Choi answered
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Crohn's Disease: Here is a 5 minute video explaining the illness: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/inflammatory-bowel-disease-88079022.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Great start but...: If you have crohn's, you need a good gastroenterologist to reduce flares, avoid systemic consequences, survey for dysplasia, & maintain remission. ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Chrohn's and B-12: Chrohn's is complex, but in short: inflammatory, immune system overdrive in GI tract. Damage to intestine lessens absorption of B-12 and less nutritio ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Bowel disease: Crohns' disease is an inflammatory disease of the intestine. It starts on the internal surface and then progresses full thickness to the outer surface ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Ribbon for Crohn: To raise awareness of the disease.
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
An immune mediated: disease in which the body's immune system attacks the bacteria normally living in the bowels as foreign. This results in inflammation, narrowing, sca ... Read More
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