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What is the objective for treatment of Crohn's disease?

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When Crohn's disease is active, treatment has three objectives:

  • Relieve symptoms
  • Control inflammation
  • Help with getting proper nutrition

From: Surgery for Crohn’s Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Crohn's Disease."

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation: "Surgery for Crohn's Disease."

Reviewed by Jaydeep Bhat on February 14, 2019

SOURCES:

National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: "Crohn's Disease."

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation: "Surgery for Crohn's Disease."

Reviewed by Jaydeep Bhat on February 14, 2019

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