A 24-year-old female asked:
I have crohn's disease and i've been trying to get pregnant... my periods have always been normal... is it harder for me bcuz of the crohn's disease?
1 doctor answer • 4 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Depends: Some medications like Methotrexate can cause serious fertility/pregnancy problems. There can also be fertility problems due to fistulas or related to scaring from pelvic surgery. Ask your doctor for specifics related to your condition. Most other medications are not problems. And if your crohn's does not involve the pelvic structures it often does not cause fertility problems.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Can Crohn's disease affect someone who is trying to get pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Anesthesiology 37 years experience
Yes: Yes. Your disease and the medications used to treat it can affect your ability to get pregnant or carry a pregnancy. Be sure to consult both with your GI and OB doctors.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 28, 2014
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