Crohn's Disease

This can be a painful inflammation of the gut mainly the small bowel but also less commonly the large bowel - no one knows the cause - may be life long - more common in smokers - long time sufferers may have a slightly increased risk of bowel cancer - the good news is that 95% of the time with good treatment people with Crohn's disease are fit and well and live normal lives.

 Crohn’s disease and Colitis - contact the National Association For Colitis and Crohn’s Disease for booklets       http://www.nacc.org.uk/content/home.asp

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