Crohn’s Disease Flare-Ups: An Emergency Guide

Anyone who has Crohn's disease will know that a flare-up can often come out of the blue. It can occur anywhere along the GI tract from the mouth to the anus and causes additional symptoms like joint pain and chronic fatigue. Trying to limit the severity and length of a flare-up is imperative, as well as trying to find a way to prevent them from happening in the first place. MORE: Can cannabis help with your inflammatory bowel disease symptoms? Causes of Flare-Ups According to, some of the causes of Crohn's disease reactivation could be smoking, stress, other illnesses, nonsteroid anti-inflammatory drugs, changes in Crohn's medic
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  1. Keith says:

    A strange brief article. These may be helpful in some circumstances? What to eat and not eat seems way more relevant to getting through a flare.. when to see a doc, etc. Like what does mouthwash do? Anal itching is not really that common, not a flare thing. Maybe if you have chronic flaring though you might have surface symptoms. What is barrier ointment?

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