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How long do Crohn's symptoms last?

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Children and teens with Crohn's disease have periods of severe symptoms followed by periods of no symptoms. The period with no symptoms is called remission, and it can last for weeks or years. There is no way to know when a remission will occur or when symptoms will return.

SOURCES:

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Info for Kids and Teens.”

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: “Crohn’s Disease.”

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Treating Children and Adolescents.”

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on July 31, 2019

SOURCES:

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Info for Kids and Teens.”

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: “Crohn’s Disease.”

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: “Treating Children and Adolescents.”

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on July 31, 2019

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