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Drugs are administered in a number of categories. Each patient has individual requirements and what is good for one may be bad for another.
It is usual for a doctor to begin treatment with anti-inflammatory drugs:
May cause headaches, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea and heartburn.
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To verify Crohn’s Disease, the doctor performs one or more procedures and/or tests:
A camera attached to a thin, pliant tube is used to view your whole colon and obtain tiny samples of tissue. An analysis may prove a diagnosis. A diagnosis of Crohn’s is aided if there are clusters of... Read all »
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Crohn’s Disease is not easy to treat because the precise cause is unknown. Until fairly recently, it was thought stress and diet was the cause. However, it is now understood there are a variety of other issues that also contribute to the manifestation of Crohn’s e.g. a faulty immune system, heredity and... Read all »
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Over time, certain Crohn’s Disease complications could occur:
Over a long period of the disease the bowel could become thicker causing narrowing that blocks the movement of digestive contents. In certain instances surgery does away with the diseased part of the bowel.
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Crohn’s Disease has the ability to be active or inactive. When it’s active you will experience a variety of symptoms. The symptoms of Crohn’s Disease can suddenly flare up or it can develop slowly over a long period. It’s also possible to not have any symptoms during a period of time. This doesn’t mean the... Read all »