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What increases my family's risk for Crohn's disease?
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Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Smoking
In addition to what is said, the most potent environmental risk factor is tobacco, which increases the risk of developing and crohn's disease and also increases the severity and complication rate of crohn's disease.
Another likely environmental risk factor is northern latitude. It is unclear why this increases the disease risk.

In brief: Smoking
In addition to what is said, the most potent environmental risk factor is tobacco, which increases the risk of developing and crohn's disease and also increases the severity and complication rate of crohn's disease.
Another likely environmental risk factor is northern latitude. It is unclear why this increases the disease risk.
Dr. Jonah Essers
Dr. Jonah Essers
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In brief: Family history
Risk factors for crohn's disease include a family history of the disease, white race, jewish ancestry.

In brief: Family history
Risk factors for crohn's disease include a family history of the disease, white race, jewish ancestry.
Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
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