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Crohn’s disease and pregnancy

Some women with Crohn's disease may worry whether being pregnant will affect their condition, while others fear that disease or the medications they are taking will harm the fetus.Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes…

What is the difference between IBS and IBD?

Inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome can both cause abdominal discomfort and diarrhea. Inflammatory bowel disease is the term for a group of inflammatory conditions that affect the digestive tract, which include Crohn's…

Best foods for a Crohn’s disease flare-up

Symptoms of Crohn's disease often flare up suddenly. Eating the right foods can help manage and relieve these flare-ups.Crohn's disease (CD) is a lifelong condition that causes inflammation and irritation along parts of the digestive tract.…

What can cause a change in bowel habits?

Bowel habits vary from person to person. Sudden changes are often harmless, but they can indicate an underlying health condition, such as irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease.For some people, one bowel movement per day is…

Ulcerative colitis stool: A visual guide

Ulcerative colitis is a long-term inflammatory bowel disease that can affect the texture, composition, and frequency of stools.In people with ulcerative colitis (UC), the large intestine, or colon, becomes inflamed and develops small,…

Can Crohn’s disease be fatal?

Crohn's disease is not usually life-threatening, but it can cause severe or even fatal complications.Crohn's is a long-term inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It most commonly affects the ileum, which is the end section of the small…

Surgery for ulcerative colitis: What to know

Ulcerative colitis is a condition that causes inflammation, irritation, and sores in the colon and rectum. While medication can control symptoms for some people, others may need surgery.The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation say 25 to 40…

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