Crohn's Disease Symptoms
What Are the Symptoms of Crohn's Disease?
Viewer Question: Can Crohn's disease be manifested with constipation and flatulence (farting)? My daughter has been on medication for constipation for months and it is not working and she experiences extreme bloating, abdominal pain, and constipation with some diarrhea and is miserable.
Doctor's Response: Extreme bloating, abdominal pain, and constipation with some diarrhea are unusual symptoms of Crohn's disease.
Common symptoms of Crohn's disease include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and weight loss. Less common symptoms include poor appetite, fever, night sweats, rectal pain, and rectal bleeding. Some individuals with Crohn's disease also develop symptoms outside of the gastrointestinal tract; these symptoms include arthritis, skin rash, and inflammation of the iris of the eye.