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What Disease Did Bob Marley Die From
Rarely: If untreated and out of control, people can lose weight, not absorb enough nutrients and become quite sick. Sometimes people need surgery when other treatments aren't effective. As with any illness that requires medication and/or surgical interventions, there is always risk, but many people living with crohn's can improve with appropriate intevention and live a fairly normal life. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most certainly: Several scenarios come to mind: 1. If not treated, the parasite will end up in your heart and weaken the heart wall, causing an aneurysm and potentially, a catastrophic blow out. 2. If you were to get a transplant procedure and you have untreated chagas, it would certainly kill you since your immune system is being suppressed. Have it evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Rare: It's actually rare to die directly from crohn's disease. The main cause of death that can be tied to crohn's would be cancer. Many decades of inflammation can lead to bowel cancers. Also, medications from crohn's are associated with a risk of lymphoma. Even if you get cancer, it may not cause death. Some of these cancers are treatable with chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. ...Read more
Several things: Crohn's disease is an autoimmune-type disease with no cure. Management uses immune suppression, which places people at risk for infectious complications. There are also complications of the disease process that require surgery: perforation, obstruction, unresponsive to meds. Other complications include malnutrition and a higher risk of certain cancers. ...Read more
In theory, any!: Disease processes do not have a time-clock for how they work. They just continue to progress, and depending on how quickly the symptoms come on, how severe they are, and what shape the person is in for general health, any moment, day or night, could be our last. ...Read more
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