What is treatment for chrons disease?

Long answer to this. 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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Most common drug for treatment of chrons disease?

Vary. Crohn's disease is an autoimmune disease and usually respond to any treatment that affects immune responses. Currently drugs like remicade, (infliximab) humira, or other tnf drugs are the choices. If you are a sufferer, check with your gastroenterologist on the best treatment for you. Read more...

I have ileal chrons disease, and I am seeking an opinion of the use of cannabis oils for treatment.

Natural option. 27y male seeks Cannabis for Chron's, but lives in reactionary State &, from that point of view, is too dangerous. I have noted benefit in males w. Chron's. Ingestion of teas & butters, prepared at < 220 degrees Fahrenheit, to avoid decarboxylating & activating THC-A to psychotropic THC, might more effectively encounter gastrointestinal mucosa. A 1gm joint has about 10mg of THC-A; a consideration. Read more...

How often is apendicitis misdiagnosed as chrons disease.

Not uncommonly. Crohn's disease frequently involves the terminal ileum which is right next to the appendix. Crohn's inflammation here can easily be mistaken for appendicitis. A ct scan before surgery can often differentiate between the two. Read more...

Is it not good to take vicodin 5/500 for chrons disease?

Currently. 500 mg Acetaminophen has been removed from the market by the fda. This means you have an old prescription. The risk of Acetaminophen toxicity and liver damage was unacceptable so only 300 to 325 mg is allowed in the tablet of vicodin. Read more...

How reliable is the IBD panel...came back negative But I have every symptom of Chrons disease. Haven't been able to eat due to inflammation in ileum?

IBD, ileitis. Did you have a colonoscopy or small bowel follow thru ? Sometimes other conditions autoimmune disease ,sarcoid, Mycobacterium , medicatiions like NSAIDS, ischemia psoriasis, food intolerances can cause ileitis.f/u/w/ GI http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/testguide.action?dc=TS_IBD_Differention_Panel http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2914216/table/T1/ Read more...

Causes of chrons disease?

Not known yet. 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. Read more...

How do I know if I have chrons disease?

Crohn's diagnosis. The symptoms from crohn's range from very severe to very mild. If your primary doctor suspects crohn's they'll usually get some basic blood tests - cbc, esr, chemistry panel, liver tests, crp, but then most likely refer you to a GI specialist for a colonoscopy. The doctor will look for ulcerations, other signs of inflammation, and will do a biopsy, which will help with the diagnosis of crohn's. Read more...

Dose smoking affect chrons disease.?

Yes, makes it worse. Read the information on this site for details. http://www.webmd.com/smoking-cessation/news/20010416/fight-fire-of-crohns-disease-quit-smoking. Read more...
That's a no-no. Many studies have shown that people who smoke are more likely to develop Crohn's Disease, and research suggests that smoking increases the severity of the disease. Read more at: https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/about-inflammatory-bowel.../smoking-and-ibd. Read more...