Signs & Symptoms

The following symptoms may be signs of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis:

  • Abdominal pain, cramping
  • Diarrhea (bloody stools with colitis)
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diminished appetite and weight loss
  • Fever
  • Anemia
  • Fatigue

See your doctor if you are experiencing these symptoms.

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.

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