Can walking pneumonia be the cause death in someone with Crohn's disease?

Depends. It depends on what kind of treatment was being used for crohn's disease. A lot of patients with crohn's disease are now treated with biologic agents and other immunosuppressive medications that can affect your immune response & your ability to fight infections.

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I have Crohn's disease and been on budesonide 9mg for 6 week. I've had severe right leg pain for 5 week, its hard to walk. Can budesonide cause this?

Possibly, so ask Dr. I'll give a link to a long list of side effects, but definitely ask your doctor and try to find an alternative treatment. In addition to medical procedures and rx, you might find some additional support in cbt therapy or learning meditation/relaxation skills. They can't hurt and have no side effects. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/budesonide-side-effects.html best! Read more...

I had lowar lumbar pnuemonia for a month then ate a undercooked burger abdominal pain and apendicitis then Crohn's diagnosis was I misdiagnosed.

Not likely. Your case sounds complicated. Appendicitis can occur in any clinical situation and is treatable, curable and occasionally has serious complications. Crohn's is not curable, frequently has serious complications, and your health care team will be very happy if you don't have it. As doctors we search for the diagnosis that explains the clinical situation, we are not always correct. Be well. Read more...

Can anything other than Crohn's Disease cause ulcer (s) in the ileum?

Not commonly. I suppose bacterial overgrowth might, but that's not anywhere near as common as Crohn's. I suppose inflammatory bowel disease overlaps it slightly as do vascular autoimmune diseases, but these would not commonly affect ileium and would have other symptoms that would overshadow the ileium! Read more...

What is current theory as to a likely cause or trigger of Crohn's disease?

Some thoughts on IBD. The exact cause of ibd is still unclear, but 71 new human genes associated with crohn's disease were recently, this week, reported. The ultimate cause is an interaction between environment and your genetic pre-disposition. Read this http://1.Usa.Gov/qaojjl and http://bit.Ly/rywvp2 | @drsteventucker. Read more...

What causes colitis, Crohn's disease and other digestive problems?

Unknown. While we don't entirely know what causes these, inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and crohn's) appears to be caused by an autoimmune mechanism. There is a degree of genetic susceptibility, which seems to be higher in crohn's. However other theories, such as a virus as a cause, may also play a role. There are many other forms of colitis that may mimic these, and only a doctor can tell. Read more...