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Prognosis of Crohn's disease

Prognosis of Crohn's disease: the prognosis depends on treatment ...see also Overview of Crohn's disease

Prognosis for Crohn's disease: Some people have long periods of remission, sometimes years, when they are free of symptoms. However, the disease usually recurs at various times over a person's lifetime. This changing pattern of the disease means one cannot always tell when a treatment has helped. Predicting when a remission may occur or when symptoms will return is not possible. (Source: excerpt from Crohn's Disease: NIDDK) ... People with Crohn's disease may feel well and be free of symptoms for substantial spans of time when their disease is not active. Despite the need to take medication for long periods of time and occasional hospitalizations, most people with Crohn's disease are able to hold jobs, raise families, and function successfully at home and in society. (Source: excerpt from Crohn's Disease: NIDDK) ...see also Overview of Crohn's disease

Onset of Crohn's disease: Crohn's disease can occur in people of all age groups, but it is more often diagnosed in people between the ages of 20 and 30.

Complications:

Complications of Crohn's disease may include:

Complications of Crohn's disease from the Diseases Database include:


Source: Diseases Database

See also complications of Crohn's disease.

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Crohn's disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Crohn's disease. The prognosis of Crohn's disease may include the duration of Crohn's disease, chances of complications of Crohn's disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Crohn's disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Crohn's disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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