Is fish oil effective in treatment of Crohn's disease?

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Posted on Mon, 22 Dec 2014 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease a year ago. If I begin taking 20 mg of fish oil every day will that coat my intestines and cure me?
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Answered by Dr. Klerida Shehu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Fish oil can use in Crohn's disease...

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have gone through your medical history carefully and can say that fish oil supplement is advised as adjuvant therapy in patients with Crohn's disease. It will help regenerate the wounds.

However, it won't cure the real disease. That's why specific treatment is advised.

Hope it helped!
Dr.Klerida
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