Surgery for Crohn’s Disease: Reasons, Complications, and More

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Surgery for Crohn’s Disease: Reasons, Complications, and More

Learn why you may need surgical treatment for Crohn’s, from elective to emergency surgery, including types of surgery, ostomy, complications, and follow-up care.

If you have Crohn’s disease, there’s a good chance you may need surgery at some point — up to 75 percent of people with Crohn’s eventually do have surgical procedures, according to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation (CCF). Surgery may help to reduce your symptoms and improve your quality of life, so if your doctor recommends it or you decide to go for it, it can be a good decision for your overall health. Here’s what you should know.

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