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Can chemotherapy help treat Crohn’s?

Crohn's disease is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation, primarily in the digestive tract. While there is no cure for Crohn's, some types of chemotherapy could reduce the symptoms and cause the disease to go into remission.…

IBD increases prostate cancer risk by fivefold

According to the latest research, men with inflammatory bowel disease have a significantly higher risk of developing prostate cancer. IBD causes chronic inflammation in the digestive tract. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is characterized…

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…

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