Crohn’s disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus.
Crohn’s disease is related closely to another chronic inflammatory condition that involves only the colon called ulcerative colitis. Together, Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis are frequently referred to as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Most Common Symptom’s Include :
- Abdominal pain
- Weight loss
Less common symptoms include
- Poor appetite
- Night Sweats
- Rectal Pain
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IDB) describes a group of conditions that includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis (UC), as well as microscopic colitis including lymphocytic and collagenous colitis.
IBD is a lifelong condition that causes parts of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract to become inflamed and can lead to abdominal pain, diarrhea, weight loss, fatigue, and more.
Infusion therapy for IBD can reduce the occurrence of fistulas that cause inflammation, and help patients achieve and maintain remission. We offer the following medications for treatment of IBD: