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How a scrawny girl conquered Crohn’s disease

Crohn’s disease can be misdiagnosed.

At age 16, Esther Hirsch wasn’t developing as fast as other girls her age.

“I was 90 pounds,” Hirsch said. “I was skin and bones.”

At age 12, she was diagnosed with a growth deficiency and prescribed medication. But her symptoms persisted. She had a loss of appetite, couldn’t gain weight and suffered from diarrhea.

Read full article: How a scrawny girl conquered Crohn’s disease | Miami Herald

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