Frequently Asked Questions1.Which doctor should I see for Crohn’s disease?
You will need to see a gastro-enterologist.
2. Does Crohn’s disease occur in Asians?
Originally thought to occur only in Europe and N. America, Crohn’s disease is now being seen in South-east Asians as well as Asians settled in UK and adopting the local food and lifestyle. Therefore an environmental cause is being explored for this disease.
3. What diet should one follow to avoid Crohn’s disease?
Though there is no specific diet which causes regional enteritis, one should discuss with ones’ family doctor about the same.
4. Does Crohn’s disease lead to cancer?
Unlike Ulcerative colitis, the risk of cancer is low in Crohn’s diaease, although it may be high in the ileum. Nevertheless, it is good to have regular follow-ups after 8-10 years of the disease.