Corticosteroids are often used to control a flare from Crohn’s disease, but because of the side effects of steroids, they are not the choice to treat Crohn’s for long term control. The biologics can help to relieve your Crohn’s symptoms and stay in remission. Discussing your treatment options with your gastroenterologist should include weighing the risks and benefits. Treatment serves to only help with easing or reducing the symptoms, maintaining remission and hopefully preventing any relapse.
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