How to Keep Crohn's Disease in Remission


Shikha Chacko, MD

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Crohn’s disease is an autoimmune condition that primarily attacks the gastrointestinal tract but can also involve other parts of your body. Symptoms can include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fatigue and weight loss. Crohn’s symptoms can worsen for periods of time called flares. However, with the right treatment, Crohn’s symptoms can also disappear for months or even years; this period of calm is called remission. Although everyone’s Crohn’s is different, following your treatment plan diligently can help you keep symptoms at bay.

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