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How Can You Get Crohn's Disease
Depends on risk fact: With no family history of crohn's disease(cd), you have about 1% chance of getting it. That increases by each risk factor like smoking, family with cd, having other immunological diseases etc. If you have any signs or symptoms of cd like diarrhea, abdomenal pain, weight loss, etc. See a gasatroenterologist and be tested. ...Read more
Possibly: I assume that you are pregnant to ask this question. All medicines have "side effects" that might affect the baby in the womb. You should check ths out with the doctor who is prescribing the medication. ...Read more
Medical Standard: "Current or history of inflammatory bowel disease, including, but not limited to unspecified (558.9), regional enteritis or Crohn’s disease (555), ulcerative colitis (556), or ulcerative proctitis (556), is disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/abdominal.htm Doubt this would be waivered. ...Read more
Went to lunch with my family. Noticed things that were worrisome. What are the symptoms of Crohn's disease and who can get it?
Probably Nothing: Smoking is not really a cause of crohn's disease. However, it certainly does not help crohn's and can only harm your health in other ways more in the long run. I would recommend quitting smoking as soon as possible. Especially with a DX like crohns there are many methods to do so. Please see your doctor if you need help with quitting..It is one of the best ways to help prolong your life and health. ...Read more
I'm suspecting that I have Crohn's disease after doing some research. Is this curable and how bad can it get?
Not curable: Crohn's disease is not curable but can be well managed with the right medications. There are lots of manifestations of crohn's including weight loss, anemia, abdominal pain, vomiting, bowel obstruction, malabsorption, and diarrhea. Crohn's is tricky to diagnose. Please consult your primary care doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Your general health and the medications you are taking are important in predicting the safety of pregnancy. Some of the medications for crohn's disease are ok in pregnancy and other increase risk of defects. Some women get better during pregnancy and other do much worse. Talk with your GI doctor and your ob. ...Read more
I have Crohn's disease. I am pregnant. Which exercises should I do to get improvement in Crohn's disease?
I have Crohn's disease but missed my immuran medication (30 mg daily) this morning. What do I do when I get home tonight? Do I just resume tomorrow?
Is there chances for my babies to get Crohn's as my husband has Crohn's disease? what should i do to help my pregnancy?
Some genetic: predisposition exists in the pathogenesis of Crohn's disease. Many different loci have been identified. Inheritance is not in a typical dominant or recessive pattern. The best thing you can do during pregnancy to protect your children is to maintain a healthy diet, take prenatal vitamins, have good prenatal care and after the birth of your babies, exclusively breast feed. ...Read more
How come if im losing weight pretty rapidly (not by choice) Crohn's disease. my old stretch marks apear darker in color. how do I get rid of them?
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?
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. ...Read more
IBD: Perhaps there is some confusion inflammatory bowel disease(ibd)refers specifically to ulcerative colitis and crohn's diseasr. If a person has been informed that he or she has ibd then the diagnosis is either ulcerative colitis or crohn's. Inflammation in the intestine caused by infection or other causes may mimic ibd & thus not be either ulcerative colitis or crohn's. ...Read more
Could I possibly have mild Crohn's disease? My bmi is 16.4, I'm always tired and i get sharp pains under my lower rib cage both sides.
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