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  Crohn's Disease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Crohn’s disease is an ongoing disorder that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, also referred to as the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, the general name for diseases that cause swelling in the intestines.
Blockage occurs because the disease tends to thicken the intestinal wall with swelling and scar tissue, narrowing the passage.
digestive.niddk.nih.gov /ddiseases/pubs/crohns   (2641 words)

  
  Crohn's Information: Crohn's Disease Treatment with SEROVERA®
Crohn’s disease, which affects between 500,000 and two million individuals in the United States, is a chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, most commonly affecting the last part of the small intestine and/or the large intestine (colon).
Crohn's disease is an ongoing disorder that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, also referred to as the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease, the general name for diseases that cause swelling in the intestines.
www.serovera.com /aloe-treats/crohns-disease/index.php   (1658 words)

  
  Crohn's disease - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Crohn's disease is a disease of unknown causation.
Crohn's disease has a bimodal distribution in incidence as a function of age: the disease tends to strike people in their teens and twenties, and people in their fifties through seventies.
Crohn's disease shows a transmural pattern of inflammation, meaning that the inflammation may span the entire depth of the intestinal wall.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Crohns_Disease   (4598 words)

  
 Crohns disease/Ulcerative colitis
Crohn's disease differs from ulcerative colitis in that inflammation and active disease can develop in any part of the gastrointestinal tract, including the anus, stomach, esophagus, and even the mouth.
Crohn's disease sometimes results in strictures (localized narrowing from scar tissue) of the small intestine leading to increasing crampy abdominal pain and the development of "pus pockets" (abscesses) in or around the wall of the intestine.
In difficult cases of Crohn's disease small bowel endoscopy, where a long lighted tube is passed through the mouth to the intestines with the help of sedation, is sometimes needed for diagnosis.
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 Crohns disease   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are quite distinct diseases but in practice there are sometimes difficulties distinguishing between them, especially in mild cases - these are usually simply classified as "chronic inflammatory bowel disease" or "indeterminate colitis".
Crohn's disease is often initially misdiagnosed as food poisoning, gastroenteritis, appendicitis (due to the common locus of pain in the lower right-hand quadrant of the abdomen), and irritable bowel syndrome.
Crohn's disease was first described by Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682-1771), and subsequent cases were described by John Berg in 1898, and by Polish surgeon Antoni Leśniowski in 1904.
www.mrsci.com /Gastroenterology/Crohns_disease.php   (2102 words)

  
 Drug InfoNet - Crohns Disease - [general]
Question: I understand that Crohn’s is a disease of the digestive system, but I am not sure what it is or whether or not my friend is being treated properly.
This is a class of diseases of the bowel which leads to inflammation of the intestines, ulcers and occasional systemic manifestations like arthritis.
The etiology of Crohn’s is not understood, but it appears to be more frequent in some families and is probably some sort of autoimmune type disease.
www.druginfonet.com /index.php?pageID=faq/new/DISEASE_FAQ/Crohns_Disease.htm   (1054 words)

  
 Crohns Disease FAQs for crohns
Crohns Disease is often misdiagnosed as food poisoning, gastroenteritis, appendicitis (due to the common location of pain in the lower right-hand quadrant of the abdomen), and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
Crohns Disease is not known to be caused by emotional distress.
Crohns Disease was first described by Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682-1771), and subsequent cases were described by John Berg in 1898, and by Polish surgeon Antoni Lesniowski in 1904.
www.crohns.net /Miva/education/crohns_disease_FAQs.shtml   (3347 words)

  
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Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease involving predominantly the small intestine and colon.
Crohn's is an inflammatory disease, and one of the key characteristics of the inflammatory process is fever.
Crohn’s Disease is an inflammatory disease that can affect any portion of the gastrointestinal tract and frequently occurs at the end of the small intestine where it joins the large intestine.
www.lycos.com /info/crohns--crohns-disease.html?page=4   (648 words)

  
 Crohn's disease: Signs and symptoms - MayoClinic.com
Mild Crohn's disease usually causes slight to moderate intestinal discomfort, but in more serious cases, the pain may be severe and occur with nausea and vomiting.
Crohn's disease begins as small, scattered sores on the surface of the intestine.
People with severe Crohn's disease may experience fever and fatigue as well as problems that occur outside the digestive tract, including arthritis, eye inflammation, skin disorders, and inflammation of the liver or bile ducts.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/crohns-disease/DS00104/DSECTION=2   (532 words)

  
 Crohn's Disease Information and Crohns Disease Protocol for crohns
Crohn's Disease is found in men and women alike, often affecting young patients in their teens or early twenties.
Once Crohns disease begins, it tends to be a chronic, recurrent condition with periods of remission followed by periods of exacerbation.
Crohn's Disease is also thought to be related to abnormalities in the response of the body's immune system to its bowel contents.
www.crohns.net /Miva/education/aboutcrohns.shtml   (942 words)

  
 CCFA.org: About Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease is a chronic (ongoing) disorder that causes inflammation of the digestive or gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
Crohn's and a related disease, ulcerative colitis, are the two main disease categories that belong to a larger group of illnesses called inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Crohn's disease may occur in people of all ages, but it is primarily a disease of adolescents and young adults, affecting mainly those between 15 and 35.
www.ccfa.org /info/about/crohns   (3697 words)

  
 Crohns Disease | Crohns Disease Symptoms | Chrons Disease Treatment
Crohn's disease usually occurs in the lower part of the small intestine, called the ileum, but it can affect any part of the digestive tract, from the mouth to the anus.
Crohn's disease can be difficult to diagnose because its symptoms are similar to other intestinal disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and to another type of IBD called ulcerative colitis.
Crohn's disease is not caused by emotional distress.
www.highbloodpressurecontrol.com /crohns_disease.html   (525 words)

  
 Crohn's Disease FAQ
Once the disease begins, it tends to be a chronic, recurrent condition with periods of remission and disease exacerbation.
Anal diseases include tears of the anal tissue (fissures), infections (abscesses) adjacent to the anus and draining abnormal passages or tubes (fistulae) between the inside of the anus and the surrounding skin.
Complications of Crohn's disease may be related to the intestinal disease or occur in areas unrelated to the intestines (extra-intestinal).
www.angelfire.com /ga/crohns/faq.html   (1178 words)

  
 Crohns Disease Symptoms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
is a chronic inflammatory disease of the GI tract.
Crohn's disease causes ulcerations in the wall of the intestine.
The worst complication of Crohn's disease is the perforation of the bowel, which results in fecal material entering the abdominal cavity.
www.supplementnews.org /crohns-disease   (490 words)

  
 Crohns Disease
Crohn's disease is not caused by emotional distress.
Crohn ' s disease is a poorly understood inflammatory disease that affects the final part of the small intestine and the beginning section of the colon.
Aloe Vera is beneficial for Crohn's Disease, it softens stools and has a healing/detox effect on the digestive tract.
www.althealth.co.uk /services/info/ailments/crohns_disease1.php   (2176 words)

  
 Crohns Disease Complications - Crohns Disease Support   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Crohns disease is one of the more common issues in life that people avoid because it can be embarrassing and humiliating to suffer through.
Crohns disease complications can make a person feel helpless and like a child, not being able to control their bowels, and having lost control.
Crohns disease complications can literally handcuff a person to their home and leave them wondering if leaving is ever a possibility.
www.crohnsdiseasesupport.com /english/news/crohns_disease_complications.php   (394 words)

  
 Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease is a chronic, recurrent inflammatory disease of the intestinal tract.
Crohn's disease often affects the anal area where there may be a draining sinus tract called a fistula.
Most people with Crohn's disease continue to pursue their goals in life, go to school, marry, have a family, and work with few limitations or inconveniences.
www.gicare.com /pated/ecdgs16.htm   (1123 words)

  
 Crohns disease explained
Crohns disease is one of the two types of diseases that cause life-long (Chronic) inflammation of the Gut, called inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD); the other being ulcerative colitis (UC).
IBS is a non- destructive, non- progressive disease of the bowel that affects the movement of the Gut, without any obvious physical abnormality seen.
It is named after Crohn’s, who discribed 14 cases of the disease in detail in 1932 along side Oppenheimer, a US nuclear physicist and Ginzburg an American clinical Professor of Surgery at the Berth Israel Hospital New York.
www.abdopain.com /crohns-disease.html   (340 words)

  
 Information on Crohn's Disease Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment by MedicineNet.com
Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines.
Crohn's disease is related closely to another chronic inflammatory condition that involves only the colon called ulcerative colitis.
Together, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are frequently referred to as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
www.medicinenet.com /crohns_disease/article.htm   (627 words)

  
 Crohns Disease treatment from Mayo Clinic
The treatment of Crohn's disease depends on its location and severity, the presence of complications and the patient's response to medications.
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract with symptoms that include abdominal pains, fever, nausea, vomiting, weight loss and diarrhea.
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis have similar symptoms -- both inflame the lining of the digestive tract and can cause severe bouts of watery and sometimes bloody diarrhea and abdominal pain.
www.mayoclinic.org /crohns   (470 words)

  
 Crohns Disease: Frequently asked questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Doctors diagnose Crohn's disease in men and women of all ages — including people in their seventies and eighties; however, the majority of cases are diagnosed before age 30 in men and women of Northern Europe and North America.
People who have Crohn's disease are affected in different ways, depending on the severity of their individual cases.
Since people with Crohn's disease already have problems with their gastrointestinal tracts, alcohol consumption may exacerbate some of the symptoms of the disease which include, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and gastrointestinal bleeding.
www.crohnsresource.com /faq.jsp   (894 words)

  
 Crohn's Disease: Inflammatory Bowel Disease - UMMC
Crohn's disease, also called regional enteritis, is a chronic inflammation of the intestines which is usually confined to the terminal portion of the small intestine, the ileum.
Crohn's disease is an inflammation that extends into the deeper layers of the intestinal wall.
Crohn's disease less frequently occurs in other parts of the gastrointestinal tract, including the anus, stomach, esophagus, and even the mouth.
www.umm.edu /patiented/articles/what_crohns_disease_inflammatory_bowel_disease_000103_1.htm   (929 words)

  
 Crohns Disease & Alternative Medicine (AloeElite)
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the general name for diseases that cause inflammation in the intestines.
Whether the disease is localized or widespread throughout the digestive tract, AloeElite addresses the problem, as it supports the immune system and works throughout the digestive tract, from mouth to rectum.
Some Crohn's disease patients require surgery, either to relieve symptoms that do not respond to medical therapy or to correct complications such as blockage, perforation, abscess, or bleeding in the intestine.
www.aloeelite.com /ddiseases/pubs/crohns/index.shtml   (3009 words)

  
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Crohn’s disease, a rare digestive disorder, is more likely to appear in people who have had their appendix removed, according to a recent study of 200,000 people.
Researchers are not certain whether appendicitis increases the risk of Crohn’s disease or vice versa, but hope the association will lead to an increased understanding of both conditions.
There is no known cure for Crohn's disease, which is a type of inflammatory bowel disease with symptoms that include pain, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, bleeding and weight loss.
www.mercola.com /2003/feb/1/crohn_disease.htm   (663 words)

  
 crohn's disease
Crohn's disease affects males and females equally and seems to run in some families.
Crohn's disease is not caused by emotional distress.
Many Crohn's disease patients require surgery, either to relieve symptoms that do not respond to medical therapy or to correct complications such as blockage, perforation, abscess, or bleeding in the intestine.
www.seekwellness.com /nutrition/crohns_disease.htm   (2479 words)

  
 Crohns Disease Symptoms
Crohns Disease symptoms may vary over time and from person-to-person.
Crohns Disease symptoms are not always limited to the GI tract.
Crohn’s patients will experience active periods of flare-ups and symptoms are more noticeable.
www.crohns-disease-probiotics.com /crohns-disease-symptoms.html   (446 words)

  
 Crohns Disease
Initial evaluation included recording of all Crohn's disease relevant symptoms (diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, fatigue, blood or mucus in stool, weight loss) and the following laboratory tests: complete blood count, sedimentation rate, serum albumen, excretion of lactulose and mannitol after an oral challenge.
The pathophysiology of Crohn's disease is thought to involve a hypersensitive cellular immune response to components of the indigenous intestinal flora.
Nutritional deficiencies are common in patients with active Crohn's disease; deficiencies of protein, zinc, selenium and folic acid have been described and may alter immune responses.
www.althealth.co.uk /services/info/misc/crohns_disease5.php   (858 words)

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