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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
Im a merchant mariner with mg should I changes career due to this decease...Everything is back to normal but I have doubts?
Glad you're good: Nice to hear from you again. Today, myasthenia gravis is usually manageable. You want to stay in this great profession, and for that reason alone i'd encourage you to continue. I'd seek another, or a change of job within the merchant marine itself, only if you realize you can no longer keep up. With today's biotech, that day may very well never come. ...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
Either one...: Or stay the same. Depends on circumstances. When you have been quiet like sleeping in bed, your blood pressure rises when you rise and become active. But sometimes if you have been sitting a while and you get up you can have pooling of blood in your peripheral circulation and it decreases. So both can happen ...Read more
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