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Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
Anti-Inflammation Medications Use To Treat Crohn's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm Anti-inflammation medications are one type of medication used to treat Crohn's Disease. Anti-inflammatory drugs are, obviously, used to reduce inflammation in the digestive tract. Inflammation is cause by a surplus of white blood cells. White blood cells are the bodys defense against infection and disease. With Crohn's Disease the body star ... Read on »
Types Of Crohn's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm There are five types of Crohn’s Disease. Each type of Crohn’s Disease affects a different part ofthe gastrointestinal tract (GI). Each type of Crohn’s Disease presents different symptoms. This helps physicians with diagnosing Crohn’s Disease. There has been significant research done to find each of the different types of Crohn’s Disease and ... Read on »
Symptoms Of Crohn's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The symptoms of Crohn's Disease may not appear, at first, to have any relation with the disorder, especially since a number of the body's systems may be involved. Some of the symptoms of Crohn's disease include canker sores, ulcers, and skin lesions. Other symptoms of Crohn’s disease are eye disorders and hindered growth, as well as muscula ... Read on »
Crohn's Disease - Treatment Overview by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm The main treatment for Crohn's disease is medicine to stop the inflammation in the intestine and medicine to prevent flare-ups and keep you in remission. A few people have severe, persistent symptoms or complications that may require a stronger medicine, a combination of medicines, or surgery. The type of symptoms you have and h ... Read on »
Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis) by Ahmad.H Posted Mon 24 Jan 2011 6:16pm Crohn's disease, also known as regional enteritis or granulomatous colitis, is an inflammation of any part of the gastrointestinal tract that involves all the layers of the intestinal wall. Most commonly it affects the terminal ileum and proximal colon. But it can affect any part of the G.I tract. The disease was named after Dr. Burril ... Read on »
Frequently Asked Questions About Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)? Answer: Inflammatory bowel disease is a group of two diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These chronic illnesses can inflame the gastrointestinal tract, causing bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss. Ulcerative colitis can affect the entire large in ... Read on »
Crohn's Disease Triggers May Include Viruses and Other Factors by nih.gov Posted Mon 12 Jul 2010 9:55am Mice with mutations in a Crohn's disease gene require a virus to trigger symptoms, according to a new study. The finding may give insight into why some people with genetic risk variants for complex diseases remain unaffected. In mutant infected mice, structures on the surface of the ... Read on »
Crohn's Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, usually in the lower portion of the small intestine and/or the large intestine (the colon and rectum), but any part of the digestive system can be involved. Inflam mation begins at the surface of the tissue and, over time, penetrates into the deep tissue layers of the affect ... Read on »
Crohns Disease Patients Benefit From Infliximab Plus Azathioprine by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Jul 2009 6:45pm According to a new study from the Mayo Clinic the use of infliximab (IFX) plus azathioprine (AZA) and infliximab monotherapy increase the likelihood of patients achieving long-term steroid-free clinical remission in patients with moderate to severe Crohns disease. This study represents the first time longer term outcome data has been available ... Read on »