Crohn's Disease - Exams and Tests
Learn about exams and tests used in diagnosis of Crohn's disease.
Crohn's Disease - Topic Overview
What is Crohn's disease? Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes inflammation or ulceration of the digestive tract.
Crohn's Disease - Home Treatment
Learn how to treat mild symptoms of Crohn's disease.
Crohn's Disease - Surgery
Surgery may be needed for Crohn's disease if no medication can control your symptoms, you have serious side effects from medications, your symptoms can be controlled only with long-term use of corticosteroids, or you develop certain complications.
Crohn's Disease - What Increases Your Risk
Factors that may increase your risk of developing Crohn's disease include having a family history of Crohn's disease and smoking cigarettes.
Crohn's Disease - Treatment Overview
Treatment for Crohn's disease involves medications to prevent flare - ups, or maintain remission, of the disease. A few people have severe, persistent symptoms or complications that may require additional medications or surgery.
Crohn's Disease - Medications
Learn about medications to treat Crohn's disease.
Crohn's Disease - Cause
Learn what causes Crohn's disease.
Crohn's Disease - Symptoms
The main symptoms of Crohn's disease include: abdominal pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fever, and weight loss.
Crohn's Disease - Prevention
While you cannot prevent Crohn's disease, you can take medications to reduce the severity.