What Causes Cramping In Crohn's Disease?

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Complications in the Intestine

Intestinal Blockage. Blockage or obstruction in the intestinal tract is a common complication of Crohns disease. Inflammation from Crohn's disease produces scar tissue known as strictures that can constrict the intestines, causing bowel obstruction with severe cramps and vomiting. Strictures usually occur in the small intestine but can also occur in the large intestine.

Fistulas and Abscesses. Between 30 - 40% of patients with Crohn's disease have...

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