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    How is crohn's disease treated?

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  • For more than 25 years, Crohn’s & Colitis Australia™ (formerly the Australian Crohn’s and Colitis Association) has been making life more liveable for more than ... View Profile

    The type of treatment depends on whether you have ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease.
    Treatment for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis may include:

    • Drugs to reduce the chances of a relapse once the disease is in remission.
    • Steroid (cortisone) medication.
    • Drugs to reduce the activity of the immune system.
    • Corrective surgery for complications.

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