A 36-year-old member asked:
Can crohn's disease cause stomach ulcers?
3 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Edmisonanswered
Gastroenterology 21 years experience
Yes: Crohn's disease can affect the entire GI tract and has been known to cause both stomach ulcers and oral ulcers.
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Dr. Sidney Vinsonanswered
Gastroenterology 29 years experience
Yes: Crohns disease can affect any portion of the GI tract from the mouth to the rectum.
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Dr. Jonah Essersanswered
Pediatric Gastroenterology 20 years experience
Yes: Crohn's disease of the stomach is a less common location, but it is certainly possible. Furthermore steroids, which are common treatments for crohns can CAUSE ulcers as well. So can ibuprofen, which many people use to treat pain.
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 27, 2014
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