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It’s important to remember that Crohn’s Disease affects everyone in different ways and different severities. Some medication that doesn’t help one person may really benefit the other and vice versa. There is no “one size fits all” approach for treating Crohn’s and unfortunately no way of predicting which treatments may be successful or not.
One of your biggest questions before diagnosis may well be "what tests are done for Crohn's Disease?" It is important to understand, no matter how frustrating it may be, that some questions may take a considerable time to have answers to & some questions may not always have clear answers.
It is important to remember first & foremost with any health worry to get it checked out. If you have something abnormal, the best thing to do is to seek medical advice. You know your own body better than most. Some symptoms of Crohn’s Disease can also be symptoms of other things, from Ulcerative Colitis to intestinal blockages unrelated to chronic inflammation, so it is important to get the right medical diagnosis. Not everyone’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) diagnosis is straight forward or quick, so generally the earlier you get something looked into the better. The tests and examinations to determine what it is and how to treat it can vary from different doctors & specialists, but there are some...