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I think I may have Crohn's disease? What is the test for it?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Depends on location.

Can be seen and biopsied in the colon with colonoscopy.
This cannot be done in the small intestine. Iga is frequently elevated in crohn's of the si, as are antibodies to certain bacvterial species. The CRP is usually elevated in crohn's!

In brief: Depends on location.

Can be seen and biopsied in the colon with colonoscopy.
This cannot be done in the small intestine. Iga is frequently elevated in crohn's of the si, as are antibodies to certain bacvterial species. The CRP is usually elevated in crohn's!
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