Arthritis Becomes Another Challenge of Crohn’s

Arthritis Becomes Another Challenge of Crohn’s
When someone hears the word arthritis, they usually think of old folks. The truth is that arthritis can affect anyone at any age, especially when it’s related to a condition like Crohn’s disease. Twenty-five to 30 percent of people battling Crohn’s will develop arthritis, also known as Enteropathic Arthritis. This is because both conditions are

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4 comments

    • Lisa Burks says:

      No,unfortunately there is not. The only thing that can be done, treatment wise, are a few medications to control the symptoms and the inflammation. The type of Arthritis associated with IBD is called Enteropathic Arthritis.

    • Lisa Burks says:

      The pain really is Horrific! It feels as if the bones are all broken! I never knew that Crohn’s could cause Arthritis before. I found out the term is Enteropathic Arthritis. When did you end up developing Arthritis? I hope things get better for you! What medications/treatments are you doing for your Arthritis? Keep on fighting Crohn’s, you’re a warrior!

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