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  • I have symptoms, and I'm worried it might be Crohn's disease.
  • I have Crohn's disease, and this is a follow-up visit.
  • I have Crohn's disease, and I'm sick or having problems.

I have symptoms, and I'm worried it might be Crohn's disease.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri, MD on October 23, 2017

  1. Are my symptoms a sign of Crohn's disease or another condition?
  2. How is Crohn's disease diagnosed?
  3. How is Crohn's disease treated?
  4. Will changing my diet help?
  5. Do symptoms of Crohn's disease come and go?

I have Crohn's disease, and this is a follow-up visit.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri, MD on October 23, 2017

  1. How severe is my Crohn's disease?
  2. Should I take medication for my Crohn's disease?
  3. What are the side effects of medication for Crohn's?
  4. How will I know if the medicine is working?
  5. Should I take probiotics or nutritional supplements?

I have Crohn's disease, and I'm sick or having problems.

What to Ask Your Doctor

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri, MD on October 23, 2017

  1. Is my Crohn's disease getting worse?
  2. Should I change my Crohn's disease medication?
  3. Will I need surgery, and what does surgery involve?
  4. Should I join a support group for people with Crohn's disease?
  5. How often should I see a doctor to help me manage flare-ups?