Inflammatory bowel diseases that can manifest in many ways ranging from pain, distention, diarrhea, constipation, bleeding, fistulas, blockages, weight loss, the conditions are life long with some having periods of remission. Most often while utilizing an immune system modifier such as remicaide, Humira etc Some have success with dietary changes. Most notably the Specific Carbohydrate Diet being used by Childrens Hospital of Seattle for their young patients. Another with some success is FODMAP. There is currently research in Fecal Transplanting as a way of modifying the disease.

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Crohn's disease life expectancy

What is the life expectancy of someone with Crohn's disease?

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Is Crohn's disease contagious?

Is Crohn's disease contagious?

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Is Crohn's disease hereditary?

Is Crohn's disease hereditary?

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IBD = Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn's found anywhere from mouth to anus
Ulcerative colitis found from the large bowel to anus


Digestive system
Digestive system
Immune system
Immune system
Nervous system
Nervous system
Reproductive system
Reproductive system
Urinary system
Urinary system


  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain and cramping
  • Urgency


  • Steroids
  • Biologics (Humira, Remicaide etc)
  • Dietary
  • Rawasa
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    Natural treatment of Crohn's disease

    Is there any natural treatment for Crohn's disease?

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    ICD9 and ICD10 codes of Crohn's disease

    ICD10 code of Crohn's disease and ICD9 code

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    Living with Crohn's disease

    Living with Crohn's disease. How to live with Crohn's disease?

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    Crohn's disease diet

    Crohn's disease diet. Is there a diet which improves the quality of li...

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    Stories of Crohn's disease

    Crohn's disease stories
    Diagnosed in 1983 nobody had heard of crohns disease  They thought it was cancer and anorexia got it wrong.   Battle after battle went into remission for about 10 years then relapse in 2007 lost weight and fainting.  Anyway started ...
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    I am a psychologist who is offering help and advice to anyone in need of it. This is my UC story: I was first diagnosed with the disease 9 years ago, I had a severe case of UC and lost a lot of blood constantly had to have blood transfusions and was ...
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    i learned september 2014. also my grandparent where ill.
    Crohn's disease stories
    Choruje na CH-L CROHNA od 2009 roku. Choroba jest dosyć uciążliwa. Od samego początku brałam sterydy jednak nie pomogły na szerszą skalę wiec przeszłam leczenie biologiczne ,które pomogło na około rok czułam się super jednak na je...
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    I was 6 years old when I first starting to become really sick. I was losing tons of weight, not eating, losing color in my face, constant stomach pain that wasn't going away and many other symptoms. It wasn't until I was 8 years old when I got diagno...

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    Crohn's disease forum

    Question 73
    Has anyone been taking or currently taking the drug Simponi? 
    Question 5
    I had 4 episodes of accute pancreatitis. Doctors don't know the cause. I am not in treatment yet, so they think my pancreatitis will disappear if my Crohn's is controlled. Anybody else had this problem? Do you think that pancreatitis and Crohn are re...
    Question 382
    Lately my hands and fingers hurt a lot, specially in the morning. Does it happen to anybody else? Can it be related with Crohn's Disease?

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    Statistics of Crohn's disease

    273 people with Crohn's disease have taken the SF36 survey. Mean of Crohn's disease is 1593 points (44 %). Total score ranges from 0 to 3,600 being 0 the worst and 3,600 the best. Take the SF36 Survey

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