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Conventional Treatment of Crohn's Disease
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Conventional treatment of Crohn's disease

Mild Crohn's disease

Treatment of Crohn's disease (less than four stools per day with no other major gastrointestinal symptoms):


Moderate to severe Crohn's disease

Treatment of moderate to severe Crohn's disease (more than four stools per day with other major gastrointestinal symptoms):


Surgery is not often recommended as a treatment for Crohn's disease, because once it is performed, the need for recurrent surgery increases.

The most likely reasons for surgery are for serious complications of this condition such as: fistulas, abscesses, internal bleeding, perforation, cancer, strictures and bowel blockages.


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  Last reviewed: 14 November 2008 || Last updated: 3 January 2009


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Disclaimer: This guide is not intended to be used for diagnostic or prescriptive purposes. For any treatment or diagnosis of illness, please see your doctor.


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