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Crohn’s Disease Activity: The 4 Stages

Learn about the 4 stages of Crohn’s Disease including descriptions and symptoms.

Crohn’s Disease Activity

Remission

  • Periods when inflammation is
    controlled
  • No symptoms
  • Achieved either spontaneously or
    after medical and/or surgical
    interventions

Mild Crohn’s Disease

  • Able to walk around and not be
    bedridden
  • Can tolerate an oral diet
  • Weight loss under 10%
  • No symptoms of systemic disease,
    such as fever or abdominal
    tenderness
  • No symptoms of obstruction, such as
    nausea or vomiting

Moderate to Severe Crohn’s Disease

  • Symptoms can include fever, weight loss, abdominal pain and tenderness, intermittent nausea and vomiting

Severe Fulminant Disease

  • Symptoms persist despite medications
  • Symptoms may include high fever, persistent vomiting, inability to pass stools or extreme weight loss

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