A Comedian’s Guide to Crohn’s and Colonoscopies


While having inflammatory bowel disease is no joke, it always helps to try and see the funny side of life, even if that means laughing at some of the indignities you have to go through in the name of treatment, and that’s exactly what stand-up comedian and Crohn’s sufferer Ben Morrison likes to do.

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In this short clip taken from one of his routines, Ben talks about routine colonoscopies and how humiliating he finds the experience but of course it makes for great stand-up material that everyone in the room can relate to and laugh along with.

Kevin is another Crohn’s patient who likes to see the lighter side of life, check out his story.

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