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www.webmd.com/ibd-crohns-disease/crohns-disease/digestive-diseases-crohns-disease

Crohn’s disease causes inflammation in part of your digestive system. Crohn's can affect any part of it, but most often it affects your small intestine and colon.. Crohn's and another disease ...

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Measuring disease activity in Crohn's disease: what is currently available to the clinician Renata D'Incà, Roberta Caccaro Department of Surgical, Oncological and Gastroenterological Sciences, Gastroenterology Section, University of Padua, Padua, Italy Abstract: Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease characterized by a relapsing-remitting clinical behavior and dom...

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Since there is no cure for Crohn's disease, the goals of treatment are to 1) induce remissions, 2) maintain remissions, 3) minimize the side effects of treatment, and 4) improve the quality of life. Treatment of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis with medications is similar though not always identical.

www.verywellhealth.com/understand-the-differences-between-cd-and-uc-1943108

Ulcerative colitis tends to be continuous throughout the inflamed areas. In many cases, ulcerative colitis begins in the rectum or sigmoid colon and spreads up through the colon as the disease progresses. In Crohn's disease, the inflammation may occur in patches in 1 or more organs in the digestive system. For instance, a diseased section of ...

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Crohn's Disease Definition Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), resulting in swelling and dysfunction of the intestinal tract. Description Crohn's disease involves inflammation of the intestine, especially the small intestine. Inflammation refers to swelling, redness, and loss of normal function. There is evidence that the ...

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Crohn’s disease is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation and irritation in a person’s digestive tract. It usually strikes the gut, and its hallmark symptoms are stomach pain and ...

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Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes stomach cramping. Find out more about Crohn’s disease symptoms, diet, and treatment.

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Edgar Cayce Health Database Overview of Crohn's disease - Crohn's disease is a form of inflammatory bowel disease, a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Crohn's disease usually involves the small intestine, most often the lower part (the ileum). In some cases, both the small and large intestine (colon or bowel) are affecte...

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What is Crohn’s Disease?: What is Crohn’s Disease? Causes chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. response to the microbes that live in the human digestive system causes the immune system to attack the lining of the digestive tract, making it decay and become inflamed.

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What is the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America and how can it assist patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)?