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Can antibiotics cause Crohn's disease? Have been on low dose augmentin to prevent reccurent uti's i get. Also take high amounts of probiotics as well. Can being on low dose augmentin cause crohns?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: No

They can cause clostridium difficile colitis which can mimick crohn's disease.

In brief: No

They can cause clostridium difficile colitis which can mimick crohn's disease.
Dr. Michael Ein
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Dr. Steve Kagan
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: No

Crohn's disease is not caused by antibiotics.

In brief: No

Crohn's disease is not caused by antibiotics.
Dr. Steve Kagan
Dr. Steve Kagan
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