Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s Disease – Crohn’s disease is a chronic condition that causes inflammation in the lining of the digestive tract, resulting in pain and digestive problems. Classified as an inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn’s typically triggers swelling in the lower part of the small intestine (known as the ileum). It can also affect other parts of the digestive tract, including the mouth, esophagus, stomach, colon and anus. Symptoms of Crohn’s Disease Abdominal pain and diarrhea are the two main symptoms of Crohn’s disease. Other signs and symptoms include: > rectal bleeding (or bloody stool) > ulcers (including small sores on the surface of the intense, as well as mouth ulcers similar to canker sores) > weight loss > reduced appetite > arthritis > fatigue > fever > anemia related to bleeding > inflammation of the eyes or bile ducts > skin problems

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