I know there are many people that are believed to have Crohn's disease by symptoms alone and ruling out other diseases or causes for the sx. My hubby was dx in surgery as Crohn's can mimic Appendicitis
. Surpise for us but this was 31 years ago. Take care and keep posting.
That makes me wonder if my appendectomy 10 years ago was really necessary...
As others have said... it's really a combination of tests and the respective results that leads to a Crohn's diagnosis. My GI diagnosed mine by tissue biopsy (obtained during a colonoscopy) results and the Prometheus test.
Just trying to be a "Regular Member".
Entocort 9 mg/day, Pentasa 4 gm/day, started Humira 1/22/08. I'm convinced that Prednisone is the root of all evil, and primarily responsible for global warming.