Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease

If you have Crohn's disease (CD), you can experience swelling of any part of the digestive system, from the mouth all the way to the anus. People of any age can have CD, but most people start experiencing symptoms when they are young adults.

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It is believed that around 1.6 million people across Europe could be living with Crohn's disease (CD)
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Symptoms of Crohn’s disease

No two people have the exact same experience with CD, but if you are living with the disease, at some point you will likely experience:
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symptoms

The pattern of flare-ups and remission is hard to predict. You may have symptoms all the time, but you might also have long remission periods without symptoms.

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References

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation. Overview of Crohn's disease. Available at: https://www.crohnscolitisfoundation.org/what-is-crohns-disease/overview.
Zhao J Crohns Colitis 2021 Sep 25;15(9):1573-1587
Crohn’s & Colitis UK. Crohn’s Disease. Available at: https://www.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/about-inflammatory-bowel-disease/crohns-disease.
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