Treatments for Crohn's Disease
Because Crohn’s disease has no permanent cure, the goal of treatment is to reduce inflammation and symptoms, prevent flare-ups, and maintain longer periods of remission.
Doctors use drug therapy, lifestyle changes, surgery, and any combination of these options to help reduce the symptoms of Crohn’s disease.
Read through the articles below to get a better idea of your treatment options. Consult with you doctor before making any changes to your current treatment.
For patients who have tried steroids, antibiotics and other treatments with no signs of relief, tumor necrosis factor can be an effective, but risky, solution.
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