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Crohns Disease and Pregnancy-Mayo Clinic

Posted by @MakalaJohnson in Women's Health, Jul 5, 2011

Crohn's Disease is a chronic, inflammatory condition of the intestinal tract that can cause diarrhea, stomach pain, joint pain and fatigue. Many people with Crohn's are women of childbearing age. It used to be that these women were warned that pregnancy could make the disease much worse, and some avoided having children. But now, newer medications mean that many women with Crohn's don't need to fear pregnancy for themselves or for their babies.

Tags: tech, Crohns Disease, Matthew Clark PhD, Medical Edge, pregnancy

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