What Are The Crohns Disease Symptoms?

Crohns Disease Symptoms.

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The most common symptoms of Crohns Disease are abdominal pain(often in the right lower area), diarrhea, weight loss, rectal bleeding, bloating, and blood in stools. For some of my patients it's all the symptoms at once. For others it's just one symptom but so severe.

Other indicating ymptoms might be night sweats, fevers, and loss of appetite.

Constipation is also one of the Crohns Disease symptoms due to the thickening of the intestinal walls, but not during the active stage of Crohns.

Symptoms of Crohns disease can range from mild to severe. Patients with Crohns go through stages of flare ups and remissions.

Symptoms of Crohns disease usually present themselves during the active stage (flare up).

The goal here at journey-with-crohns-disease.com is to stay in remission, mostly without symptoms of Crohns Disease!

Crohns Disease Symptoms can vary depending on the person and on the location of the inflammation. Crohns Disease can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus.

Crohns patients often complain of fatigue because the immune system is over-reactive. The immune system overworks itself, and that takes a toll on the body, draining your energy.

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Abdominal pain is usually the first of Crohns symptoms. Abdominal pain is a hallmark of this disease. It's mostly in the right lower area, but not always. This adbominal pain depends on where is that inflammation. Sometimes it hurts locally. Sometimes the whole abdomen hurts. It’s associated with cramping or bloating but is not relieved by bowel movement. Sometimes that bowel movement can make that horrible pain even worse for a good 15-20 minutes afterwards. Right?

Diarrhea is usually ONE OF the next most common Crohns Disease symptoms. The nature of acute diarrhea mostly depends on which part of the intestine is affected by inflammation. If it’s in the ileum (lower part of the intestine), the stool is larger in volume and more watery. If it’s in the colon, the stool is smaller in volume with higher frequency.

Wait, it gets worse. Diarrhea can also be bloody. You can see more blood in stool in Ulcerative Colitis than in Crohns disease. Flatulence and bloating can add to the discomfort. Like there's not enough discomfort...

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Crohns patients sometimes have tears (fissures) in the anus. That can cause pain and rectal bleeding. Sometimes Crohn's patients get misdiagnosed with hemorrhoids in those cases.

Besides rectal bleeding a lot of Crohns patients have symptoms in the anal area like swelling, hemorrhoids, and difficulty controlling bowel movement.

Chronic inflammation can cause a formation of fistulae. Fistulae are like abnormal passages between the anus or intestine and the skin or other organ, like bladder for example. If this occurs there might be mucus, pus or even stool coming out from this opening. Sounds horrible, but it does happen. It happens to some of my patients too.

When fistulae are formed, that could lead to abscess.

Formations of abscesses (pus-filled masses) that are in the peri-rectal area are also symptoms of inflammation of the anus. That is associated with fevers, pains and more. When abscesses are formed patients often require a serious treatment.

Symptoms Of Crohns Disease:

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Crohns disease is an autoimmune inflammatory disease. This chronic condition can cause many systemic symptoms. Most of the time that happens in advanced Crohn's disease cases.

Fever is a classic Crohns disease symptom. For example, a very high fever usually means that there's an abscess. And abscess is a serious complication of Crohn's. When I had my flare ups that fever was a red flag, meaning I had to call the doctor. Thankfully for me, there's no more Crohn's flare ups. And you can get there too.

Weight loss, loss of appetite and growth failure in children are other systemic symptoms of Crohns disease. Weight loss can occur because the nutrients don't get absorbed by the inflamed intestines.

That's where you would consider adding nutritional supplements and vitamins to replenish your starving system. I can test you with this amazing urine home test kit to see what nutrients and vitamins your body starves for. Just contact me on the Contact Us page and include the reason for contact and double check your email address.

Weight loss can also occur because of poor appetite and poor food intake. Again, some vitamins and immune system modifiers can be of benefit. I did not have tremendous weight loss, but my doctor who practices non-traditional medicine did a blood test that showed many essential nutrients needed replenishments. Some of these elements were vital and necessary not just for the digestive system but also for the endocrine system, hormonal system, nervous system, etc.

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Crohn's disease doesn’t just affect the gastrointestinal tract, but the symptoms of Crohns disease also affect joints, liver, endocrine system, skin, blood and even eyes.

More progressed Crohn's disease can cause chronic inflammation of the eye and eye conditions such as episcleritis and uveitis.

Crohns disease can cause osteoporosis which increases the risk of bone fractures. You may want to consider asking your doctor for a bone density test and adding natural supplements to your regimen. I can send you some great supplements for bone health. Just send me a quick contact form.

This chronic inflammatory disease can cause Crohns arthritis symptoms such as joint pain and warm, swollen or stiff joints. I remember not being able to move my knees when I had one of my worst flare up. Changing your diet can make a big difference for arthritis symptoms as well as trying natural and herbal anti-inflammatory products that have less gastrointestinal side effects.

Crohns disease increases the risk of blood clots. Regular excercise, appropriate diet, natural products, filtered water can all aid in decreasing this risk.

Erythema nodosum is a skin condition that is another of Crohns symptoms. This is a type of skin inflammation that presents itself with tender red nodule(usually on the shins). It causes fever, joint pain, etc. It usually resolves in 3 to 6 weeks.

Hemorrhoids are very common symptoms of Chrones disease (people ofen misspell Crohns disease this way). To learn more about them, click hemorrhoids.

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Autoimmune hemolytic anemia is a symptom of Crohns and can cause fatigue. It's a disorder of the immune system that generates autoantibodies. These antibodies attack red blood cells as if they are foreign invaders.

Clubbing is one of Crohns disease symptoms. Clubbing is a deformity at the ends of the fingers due to lack of oxygen in the extremities. It is commonly considered a classic Crohns symptom. Some patients that get treated early on in the onset of Crohns disease do not get this.

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The symptoms of Crohns disease are messages from your body warning you that it’s in distress. For example, abdominal pain usually comes first giving you a warning before diarrhea. Then, if you do not listen to your body's message, diarrhea developes into something worse. It’s really up to you to pay closer attention to your body's messages. We can do something about them before going through another flare up.

We have to be more involved in our own healing process. Please, consider leading a healthier lifestyle and start with dietary changes. Try to detoxify and cleanse your system, relax with breathing exercises, have faith, take pribiotics and digestive enzymes and try to quit bad habits like smoking or overeating.

A lot of the symptoms of Crohns disease act as red flags and could potentially develop into complications.

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Untreated, persistent diarrhea may develop into cancer. Recent studies suggest an increased risk of cancer of the small intestine and colon in long-standing Crohns disease patients. Please, treat chronic diarrhea as a serious symptom.

Blood in stools, and rectal bleeding can also be serious and if persistent, can cause anemia. Before this bleeding causes anemia, you should see a medical doctor as well as an acupuncturist.

Some children with untreated Crohns Disease Symptoms can suffer delayed development and even growth failure. Please, consider changing the diet for children with Crohns disease before it causes complications. Also, detoxify and cleanse them because their system is so fragile and reacting to all the hazards in the environment as well as to the vaccines. There are many detox products that are safe for children.

Inflammatory eye conditions like episcleritis and uveits can cause loss of vision if untreated. Seeing your eye doctor regularly may prevent it.

Osteoporosis can increase risk of fractures. Appropriate treatment should decrease risk of fractures.

Crohns Disease Symptoms:

There's no magic test to tell you that you have Crohns disease. To be sure you symptoms of Crohns disease, you need to be diagnosed with this disease. The doctor can diagnose you with Crohns only after series of tests, medical history review and other diagnostics.

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Untreated arthritis signs and Crohns Disease Symptoms may develop into immobility. But that shouldn't happen since there are many treatments available for arthritis, both traditional and non-traditional.

Live Free From Crohns Disease Symptoms:

Please, don’t wait until your Crohns Disease gets worse. If something is wrong, immediately report it to your doctor.

  • Also, become proactive. YOU can help yourself more than anyone else.
  • It’s great if you do some light exercise.
  • Take natural supplements.
  • Try to eat only appropriate foods, and have faith!
  • Consider adding a probiotics and digestive enzymes and Omega-3 oil to your regimen to balance out the flora in the gut.

Since Crohns disease can affect the digestive system starting from the mouth, we should take care of our mouth. Oral health is extremely important in general but even more so for Crohns patients. Regular dental check ups can prevent strep infections that Crohns patients may be more susceptible to. Try to use warm glass of water with a teaspoonful of sea salt or Himalayan cooking salt as a mouth rinse to swish in your mouth before bedtime. This may reduce bacterial growth.

Say Good Bye to your Crohns Disease Symptoms and I wish you all the best of health!

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