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  1. 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.

  2. Crohn's Disease - Exams and Tests

    Learn about exams and tests used in diagnosis of Crohn's disease.

  3. Crohn's Disease - Health Tools

    This health tool will help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve Crohns Disease.

  4. Crohn's Disease - Symptoms

    The main symptoms of Crohn's disease include: abdominal pain, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fever, and weight loss.

  5. Crohn's Disease - Other Treatment

    Some people who have Crohn's disease need additional nutrition because severe disease prevents their small intestine from absorbing nutrients. Supplemental liquid feedings may be done through a tube placed in the nose and down into the stomach (enteral nu

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Crohn's Disease - Prevention

    While you cannot prevent Crohn's disease, you can take medications to reduce the severity.

  9. Crohn's Disease - Cause

    Learn what causes Crohn's disease.

  10. Crohn's Disease - What Happens

    Crohn's disease is an ongoing (chronic) condition that may flare up throughout your life. The course of the disease varies greatly from one person to another. Some people may have only mild symptoms, while others may have severe symptoms or complications.

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