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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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