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The Road to Remission Starts at Your Doctor’s Office

Living with Crohn’s disease is much harder than talking to your doctor about it. We understand that it might be difficult to open up about the symptoms of Crohn’s disease that have been troubling you, but you may be able to control your symptoms with the right treatment. The following can help you discuss the symptoms you might have during your next visit to the doctor.

Getting the Most From My Doctor Visit 

It’s important that your doctor knows all of your Crohn’s disease symptoms to help determine the best treatment.

Tracking your symptoms can help you and your doctor better determine if your Crohn’s disease symptoms are controlled or worsening. You and your doctor are the two most important players in your treatment. Discussing your Crohn’s disease symptoms isn’t always easy, but sharing openly and honestly with your doctor is key.

When it’s time to talk, the following Doctor Discussion Guide can help with the conversation. The results of this guide are not intended to make a diagnosis or recommend a specific treatment.

Doctor Discussion Guide


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Please be sure to ask your doctor about your available treatment options.

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