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Crohn's disease is a condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract ( gut ). The gut consists of the esophagus, stomach , and small and large intestine. ... » Read on
The symptoms of Crohn's disease occur when the wall of the affected part of the gut becomes inflamed. The inflammation often causes one or more of the following symptoms: ... » Read on
The exact cause of Crohn's disease is unknown. It is thought that there may be a genetic link because there is some evidence that it runs in families. One in ten people with the condition... » Read on
As well as weight loss and ill-health, there are a few physical signs that may indicate that you have Crohn's disease. Sometimes, a mass can be felt in the abdomen when loops of inflamed... » Read on
Medicines or steroids, to reduce inflammation in your gut , are commonly used to treat Crohn's disease when it first develops. They are usually taken in oral tablet form, or as an enema... » Read on

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