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Can Crohn's disease cause joint pain?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both inflammatory bowel diseases and both can be associated with joint pains, though it's more common with crohn's disease than with ulcerative colitis.
Usually the joint pains get worse when the digestive problems flare up. Here's a link to some more info on this: http://ibdcrohns.About.Com/cs/relatedconditions/a/arthritisibd.Htm.

In brief: Yes

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both inflammatory bowel diseases and both can be associated with joint pains, though it's more common with crohn's disease than with ulcerative colitis.
Usually the joint pains get worse when the digestive problems flare up. Here's a link to some more info on this: http://ibdcrohns.About.Com/cs/relatedconditions/a/arthritisibd.Htm.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Crohn's is

associated with arthritis, so if present, see a rheumatologist!

In brief: Crohn's is

associated with arthritis, so if present, see a rheumatologist!
Dr. Thomas Namey
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