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Symptoms of Crohn's: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disease of the GI tract. It frequently involves the last part of the small intestine and/or the colon, but can involve other areas. Common symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bleeding, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, fatigue and fever. Occasionally, it can cause symptoms by irritating other areas such as the joints, eyes, liver, kidneys and skin. (see pic). ...Read more
See a good doctor: Crohn's disease is "forever" & often waxes/wanes in activity with time. Ongoing, even low-grade, inflammation can cause scarring, obstruction, fistulas, malabsorption, higher risk of infection & cancer. You need a professional relationship with a crohn's-informed doctor (usually gastroenterologist) who can minimize flares, monitor you, & treat disease when active. Lots of new rxs available now. ...Read more
I really believe I've got chrones, my g.P are not the best and are not doing anything apart from supplying anti diaorrea tablets, constantly?
Crohn's disease: There is so much more info needed to answer your question correctly. You suspect you may have chrohn's disease, but have you been properly examined and diagnosed? Only then can you know for sure. Below is a link for everything you ever wanted to know about crohn's. Find a gastroenterologist in your area, and feel better soon. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/crohns-disease/ds00104. ...Read more
Yes and no: We know what happens, but not why. Very briefly, ulcerative colitis (uc) and crohn's are distinct but similar, and involve dysregulation of the immune system in the gut. There are certain genetic risks, but we don't know for sure why the process happens in some people but not others, so in that sense we don't know what directly causes them. See http://tinyurl.Com/6u8bb for more info. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Iam 28 years old male, I have chrone disease and i want to know if this can lead to cancer and what nutrition plan should I follow, thank you, hani.
Yes, unfortunately: There is an association between ibd ( especially ulcerative colitis) and colon cancer. The risk will depend on the extent, duration, and activity of disease. . Pancolitis confers a 5- to 15-fold increase in risk. Although, data is less. It appears that pancolitis due to crohn's disease is associated with a similar relative risk of colon ca as extensive uc. Extensive surveillance is needed. ...Read more