How to Avoid Embarrassing Social Situations When You Have Crohn's Disease


Laura Ramos Hegwer

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If you have Crohn’s disease, you know that symptoms sometimes flare up. You may fear these problems occurring in public. But don’t let worry keep you from being social and doing the things you enjoy. Here are some ways to manage difficult situations so you can focus on what’s important—living your life.

Be Prepared

Crohn’s disease can cause inconvenient urges to defecate, which can be awkward to manage in public. You may worry about having an “accident” if you leave the house.

Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that injures the intestines. People with Crohn's discuss living with the disease.

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