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What is Crohn’s Disease?

What is Crohn’s disease? If you have Crohn’s disease it means that you have inflammation of the lining of your digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) tract. This inflammation can affect any part of your GI tract, which...

Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease

Every person experiences Crohn's disease differently. (What is Crohn’s disease?) Some people have frequent occurrence of symptoms while others may have few, if any, symptoms. The symptoms of Crohn’s disease can range ...

How Is Crohn's Disease Diagnosed

Diagnosing Crohn’s disease can be challenging. (What is Crohn’s disease?) Since there is no single test that can make a definitive diagnosis of Crohn’s, your doctor will typically gather information from several sou...

How Crohn’s Disease Differs From Person to Person

Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Though the exact cause of Crohn’s is still unclear, researchers are making significant progress toward understanding the disease. Bu...

Contacting and Interacting with Your Gastroenterologist

A diagnosis of IBD is a major life change that can trigger feelings of fear, panic and anger. On top of dealing with these emotions, symptoms like diarrhea, stomach pain and fatigue can be completely debilitating. G...

Why Hasn't a Cure Been Found for Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis?

When people talk about a Crohn’s disease cure or an ulcerative colitis cure, they are typically implying that they want a medication, surgical procedure, lifestyle change, or a combination of these, that will perman...