Crohns DiseaseInfo Center
What is Crohn's Disease
Curious as to what Crohn's Disease is and what causes it? Watch this to find out.
Crohn's Diagnosis & Treatment
Crohn's is a lifelong ailment that has symptoms similar to many other bowel diseases, which can make it difficult to diagnose with certainty - and treat. But there are options.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term for a group of digestive disorders which includes ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. These conditions often cause diarrhea and abdominal pain, and may even lead to colon cancer.
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are two digestive disorders that are collectively known as inflammatory bowel syndrome. The complications of IBD range from diarrhea and abdominal pain to ulcers and colon cancer.
Treating IBD with Medication
Inflammatory bowel disease can be treated with medication. Drugs like Asacol, Pentasa and Lialda ease symptoms and also put these digestive disorders in remission. Meanwhile, corticosteroids ease inflammation characteristic of IBD. Learn more!