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Crohn's DiseaseSurgery

What If You Need Surgery for Crohn's Disease?

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Surgeon picking up tools.
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Patient talking to her surgeon.
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Elective surgery for Crohn's disease


Surgical team rushing patient into emergency surgery.
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Emergency surgery for Crohn's disease


Surgeons performing an operation.
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Common types of surgery related to Crohn's


Surgeon about to make an incision.
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Minimally invasive surgery


Doctor explaining the benefits of surgery to a patient.
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Surgery to lower cancer risk


Man in a hospital bed.
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Complications from Crohn's-related surgery


Support group.
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Ileostomy bags


Man talkino his doctor after surgery.
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Treatment after surgery


Man cooking a healthy meal.
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Changes to your diet


Doctor prescribing medication to his patient.
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Hope for the future


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.