A medical history and physical exam are standard tests for people who have abdominal pain and a change in bowel habits. They allow a doctor to determine the seriousness and extent of disease.
The medical history for Crohn's disease includes questions about:
Your doctor will do a standard physical exam, which may include:
Crohn's disease cannot be diagnosed based on the medical history or physical findings alone. The diagnosis may be suggested if:
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