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Crohn's disease


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The main symptoms of Crohn's disease are diarrhoea, stomach aches and cramps, and blood in your poo.

The main treatments for Crohn's disease are medicines that reduce inflammation in your gut and stop it coming back. Some people need to have surgery.

The exact cause of Crohn's disease is unknown. It's been linked to things like your genes and a problem with the immune system.

Crohn's disease is a long-term condition where the gut becomes inflamed.

Page last reviewed: 22/04/2021
Next review due: 22/04/2024