Friday, 21 September 2007

Chrons Disease Symptoms

Diagnosing Chrons Disease is often very difficult, as the disease canoccur at any age, it does seem though that are the times of the highest risk are adolescence and early adulthood. As there is thought to be a genetic link to Chrons disease, the only known risks seem to be a family history of Chrons disease, people who have Jewish ancestry, and smoking also seems to increase the risk of Chrons.

Chrons disease is fairly common with about 7 people in every 100,000 developing the disease.

These are some of the Symptoms of Chrons Disease?

* Tenesmus (pain with passing stool)
* Fever
* Diarrhea
* Loss of appetite
* Unintentional weight loss
* Abdominal mass
* Abdominal sounds (gurgling or splashing sound heard over the intestine)
* Fatigue and tiredness
* Gastrointestinal bleeding
* Stools that are Foul-smelling
* Pain in your Abdomen

There are also some other symptoms that have shown to be associated with Chrons disease:

* Blood in your stools
* Pain in your joints
* Anal Incontinence
* Swollen gums
* Constipation
* Abdominal fullness and gas

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