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What is Crohn's disease?

Crohn’s disease is a condition where the body's immune system gets confused and attacks cells in the gut. This causes inflammation in the gut, which makes it sore, red and swollen. The swelling can happen anywhere between the mouth and the anus, but mainly affects the small and large bowels.

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