Crohn's disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which results in inflammation of the digestive tract. Its symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, malnutrition, fever, blood in stools, and mouth sores. If left untreated, it can lead to bowel obstruction, ulcers, anal fissure, and colon cancer.
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Query: Hi doctor, I have done a colonoscopy and gastroscopy ten years back. My colonoscopy report showed mucosa with patchy moderate congestion and erythema. My gastroscopy showed gastritis, duodenitis, and cryptitis. My general practitioner predicted Crohn's disease in the small intestine after seeing my... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you have Crohn's disease multiple times, you need to take steroids. You may also require Azathioprine (antimetabolite immunosupressive) and it is a good immunomodulator for Crohn's disease. But it has to be prescribed by the gastroenterologist and it needs continuous... Read Full »