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Health Tip: Crohn's Disease Can Cause Complications
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(HealthDay News) -- Crohn's disease causes portions of the digestive tract to swell. This can trigger pain and cause the intestines to empty frequently.
Swelling and scar tissue can trigger dangerous complications, including a blockage in the intestines, the U.S. National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse says.
The agency says additional complications of Crohn's could include:
-- Diana Kohnle
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