Everyone experiences Crohn's disease differently. People may have some symptoms more often than other symptoms, or they may not experience certain symptoms at all. Below is a list that includes some common symptoms of Crohn's disease.
- Abdominal pain
- Rectal bleeding
- Weight loss
- Abscesses (a localized infection)
- Fistulas (abnormal tube connecting 2 hollow organs, for instance the vagina and colon)
- Intestinal obstructions (an object blocking the normal flow of your intestines)
What are the less common symptoms of Crohn’s?
In nearly one-third of people, Crohn's disease may be associated with additional symptoms such as:
- Joint inflammation
- Skin inflammation
- Eye inflammation
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