U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
Allentown, PA
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 answer4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeremy Adler
A Verified Doctoranswered
A US doctor answeredLearn more
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.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Similar questions

A 49-year-old member asked:

Can Crohn's disease affect someone who is trying to get pregnant?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. David Sherer
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.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Educational text
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Last updated Jun 28, 2014
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.