Are there any truths to family history of crohns. I have crohns and was diagnosed in 2003, however I suffered for at least 15 years prior to that. I have a resection in 2006 and this has alleviated some pain but now I suffer with even worse diarrhea and lesion pain apparently. I have just started on aloe vera juice and yakult along with all the usual medications.
I have a 26 year old son who has symptoms but doesn't want to be checked, is there any evidence that family history is relevant to others getting this debilitating disease? Prior to having surgery I was admitted to hospital 64 times in a two year period and I could write a book about the hospital stories and the negligence I witnessed.
In Australia we have to qualify to get the Remicade treatment and apparently you have to be on deaths door to get it.