Crohn's disease skin manifestations

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Avatar n tn Oral manifestations of Crohn's disease are granulomatous lesions. It rarely involves periodntal tissue.However, Crohn's disease may be associated with food intolerance.
Avatar f tn What are the symptoms for an Crohn's disease? Can it lead to any kinda complication like Arthritis? Anyone can explain it precisely?
Avatar f tn Yes, you can have Crohn's and not have the frequent diarrhea, or typical results from blood work. Crohn's is an autoimmune disease. It isn't a "stomach" disease, as most think of it. My experience with it has been painful, and grueling, but I have had little in common with many who suffer with it.
Avatar f tn Thanks for your response. The rheumatologist is highly suspect of crohn's disease. The campylobacter has been successfully treated but the bleeding continues despite this. No source in the large bowel can be found. I am presently scared to death by this as I work in the medical field and have seen some rather significant surgical complications of crohn's disease. What is the first choice of treatment for crohn's disease?
Avatar n tn Hello, I had uncontrolled Crohn's back in 2006, ended up perforating my ilieum in 2007. I was on Asacol, Entocort, and numerous other drugs. Since my bowel resection, my symptoms went away...just as quickly as they came on. I stayed on Azothiaprine for 2 years 2007 to Dec 2009 but have now stopped that too. I don't know if this helps but I eat off the Maker's Diet, which is basically just eating raw, unprocessed foods, organic. It tastes great and I feel better.
Avatar f tn I believe you are talking about Crohn's disease. I got this from Wikipedia: Crohn's disease is an illness that causes the intestines, or other parts of the digestive tract (the parts of the body food goes through), to become swollen, and sometimes develop ulcers (holes). People with Crohn's disease often have pain in the gut, diarrhea, vomiting, and weight loss. Crohn's can also cause skin rashes, arthritis, and swollen eyes.
48668 tn?1201543083 This is the response from the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America on whether there is a connection between Crohn's Disease and Type 1 Diabetes: We don't know of any research that has indicated a connection between diabetes and Crohn's.
Avatar n tn I was not familiar with "Perianal Abscesses" so I checked out a couple of sights. On one sight it did say that some people are more susceptible to perianal abscesses such as those that have: Diabetes, Aids or HIV, Crohn's or persons on medications that suppress the body's immune system, such as steroids (prednisone, methylprednisolone), or those undergoing chemotherapy for cancer ..........so I do not think that it is indictive of having Crohn's.
Avatar n tn is it possible to have crohn's disease while having none of the symptoms and being on no medications for almost 10 years.
Avatar f tn For several years now I have been suffering from abdominal pain on my right side as well as acid reflux, nauseau, vomitting, constipation and diarhea. Since 2001 I have had several surgeries to try and fix the problem. They include: having my gall bladder removed, two surgeries for endometriosis, a total hysterectomy and my appendix removed. The doctors that I see have done several tests including a pill cam, several ct's, xrays and blood work.
Avatar f tn The etiology of the skin disease may be the deposition of formed porphyrins in the skin that react with sunlight and lead to skin damage. Although patients with acute neurovisceral attacks always have elevations of porphobilinogen and ALA, researchers still are unclear about how this leads to the symptomatic disease because most patients with the genetic defect have excessive porphyrin secretion but no symptoms.
Avatar m tn How are you? Crohn's disease may also involve the skin, blood, and endocrine system. This could explain your itchy legs. One type of skin manifestation, erythema nodosum, presents as red nodules usually appearing on the shins. Erythema nodosum is an inflammation of the fat cells under the skin which causes tender, red nodules that are usually seen on both shins.
3242115 tn?1447004766 I was told I may have Crohn's Disease due to my symptoms and am waiting to hear back from a specialist as to when I can have a scope done. I also have suffered with Bulimia and know of a few cases where the eating disorder has in fact caused the disease due to the unhealthy ways of eating and then regurgitating the food back up.
Avatar m tn I have had an usual bump in my anal area for months now. Sometimes after bowel movements there is fresh blood on the toilet paper after wiping. I've been to a few Doctors and they have both said its an anal fissure with a skin tag. One Doctor suggested Chrohn's but he asked if I ever have a fever or abdominal pain or diarreah and and I don't. The one Dr. cleary stated it was an anal fissure with a skin tag. After bowel movements the area is very irritated like it is slightly cut.
1285270 tn?1271682845 Hi Fred, Intestinal obstructions, lead me to wonder if they have ruled out Crohn's Disease? Maybe you should have GI series of tests?? Including a colonoscopy. I have Crohn's and now am wondering if I have celiac disease as well. My Crohn's is in Remission but my "D" isn't! Gassy, bloated, all the general signs of active Crohns...
Avatar f tn I have never heard of that before but with this disease who really knows all it's manifestations, most of us are clueless that we have it until years later so it's hard to tell. Try Gold Bond it works for a lot of people who are on treatment when dehydration really is a huge issue.
Avatar n tn Even if the person has been infected with Hepatitis C for a long time, no symptoms of the disease may present themselves until cirrhosis has developed. When symptoms are present, they can range from mild to severe. The most common symptom of chronic Hepatitis C is fatigue.
Avatar n tn Beka, Since no one's answered you yet, I'll put in my two cents worth. First, let me say, that I've not been diagnosed yet. Crohn's is suspected, and on Monday I go in for an endoscopy+colonoscopy where they'll perform a few tissue biopsies of the lining of the colon. What you have _could_ be Crohn's disease. I imagine they'll want to do tests like I just mentioned to determine the cause. You can have arthritic joint pain with Crohn's.
Avatar n tn There are several stool and blood tests for Crohn's disease. The simplest one is a common blood test, they check white blood cells, ESR and CRP, and from this it can be seen, is there inflammation in your intestine. They can check special antibodies in your blood. In the stool white blood cells or lactoferrin can be checked.
Avatar f tn My husband has been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease for about 13 years now. He recently has been diagnosed with Sweet's Syndrome. I would love to talk to a doctor who has some knowledge of the connection between the two diseases. He has been on Prednisone since March and all of the sores are still not cleared up. He has one now about the size of a quarter and has eaten through about a 1/3 of an inch of skin. Will it ever clear up where he does not have these sores?