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The Crohn’s Complication You Need to Know About: Short Bowel Syndrome

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What Is Short Bowel Syndrome?


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What Causes Short Bowel Syndrome?


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Symptoms


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Diagnosis


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Complications


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Treatment Is Possible


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Treatment: Medication


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Treatment: Diet Modification


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Treatment: Surgery


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Treatment: Transplant


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Prevention


Lisa Fields

Lisa Fields

Lisa Fields is a full-time freelance health writer based in South Jersey who writes about chronic diseases, sleep problems and ways that stress and emotions can impact health. She writes frequently for WebMD and Reader’s Digest. She has also been published by The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Women’s Health, Redbook and many other publications.