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What to know about tumor necrosis factor

Tumor necrosis factor is a protein found in the human body. Doctors link it with many inflammatory conditions, including forms of arthritis. In a healthy person, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) helps the body to fight off infections. In people…

Stelara vs. Humira: What’s the difference?

Stelara and Humira are two biological medicines that doctors use to treat immune system conditions. They have different effects on the body and some different benefits and risks. Biological medicines, or biologics, are a class of drugs…

What are the facts of Crohn’s disease?

Crohn's disease is a lifelong condition that causes inflammation and irritation along the digestive tract. Knowing the facts about Crohn's can help a person better understand and manage their condition. In this article, we explore Crohn's…

Treating constipation in Crohn’s disease

Crohn's disease tends to cause frequent diarrhea, but it can also cause constipation. This constipation may result from medications, other health conditions, or lifestyle factors. Doctors consider a person to have constipation if they have…

What to expect during a bowel resection

Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation within the digestive tract. While medications are often effective in treating or preventing symptoms, some people may require surgery if standard treatments are unsuccessful.…

Crohn’s disease and joint pain

Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes a range of gastrointestinal symptoms. Some people with this disease may also experience joint pain. Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, that can affect any…

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