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Dr. Randy S. Baker answered:

I have chrons disease, which hasn't gone into remission yet, taking 400mg of cymzia every 4 weeks, should I avoid taking vitamin C ? Everybody around me seems to be getting sick, just curious if vitamin C is bad for my intestines. From what I understand,

Vitamin C OK

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There are no known interactions between Vit. C and Cymzia. Vitamin C is unlikely to irritate your intestines unless you take a very high amount. It is safe to take 1000 mg at a time a few times a day. Some people sensitive to the ascorbic acid form will do better with buffered Vit. C. The best-absorbed form of C is Lypsospheric C- see http://www.livonlabs.com Also consider supplemental zinc.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered:

Studies show vitamin D can help reduce symptoms of chrons disease. Newer ones claim deficient people may have longer lifes. Is their truth to either?

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The CMAJ study was of very old folks and found a correlation that is almost certainly the result of some variable other than vitamin D intake (likely a variant in metabolism.) Severe Crohn's interferes with vitamin D absorption, likely explaining the effect. The media distort this stuff into "news" and this confuses everybody. If you have Crohn's or not, consider a vitamin D supplement.
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Dr. Abby Caplin answered:

Causes of chrons disease?

Not known yet

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The cause seems to be a combination of genetics (different immune defects) and environmental triggers. The subtypes of Crohn's disease may also have different immune defects, and for this reason people may respond differently to treatments. Though much more is known now about CD, we still don't know the cause. But stress and some foods can make it worse. Decreasing stressors can help a lot.
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Dr. Walter Husar answered:

Could agent orange cause chrons disease?

Unlikely

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Agent orange, a defoliant used in Vietnam is implicated in many disorders including diabetes, neuropathy, various cancers and heart disease.
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Dr. Yash K. Khanna answered:

Can Remicade treatment cause Vasculitis ? My NEICE on remicade for moderate to severe Crohn disease. Suddenly developed L Pain leg. Tests showed Vascu

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Out of 80088 patints who were treated with Ramicade,329 patients reported vasculitis,That is 0.41% of patints treated with Ramicade for different conditions
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What is crohn disease?

Inflammatory bowel

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Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, presumably run in families, more in Caucasians, which can affect the whole GI from mouth to anus. It is a skipping inflammation, unclear cause, causing problem with absorption and secretory function and causes cramping, and diarrhea and the destruction of the intestinal lining results in fistula formations.
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cure for hepatis b?

Not yet

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not yet - sorry. But there is a vaccine - you should get that.
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Is hepititis b related to yellowish eye?

Hepatitis B;

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Yes, Hep B can cause jaundice and icterus (yellowing of sclera or white part of eyes). Hepatitis B most often in the later stages: abdominal pain Dark urine Fever Joint pain Loss of appetite Nausea and vomiting Weakness and fatigue Yellowing of your skin and the whites of your eyes.
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Dr. Jay Park answered:

Hepatis B shot good forever?

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Duration of immunity the HB vaccine provides lasts up to 2 decades.
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What is treatment for chrons disease ?

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sometimes nothing, sometimes very expensive lifetime meds, and many options in between, depending on the symptoms and their duration. If you have confirmed or likely diagnosis, you deserve a long dicussion
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