Crohn’s disease is a medical condition affecting the bowel. The illness causes the lining of the digestive tract to swell. As such, the ailment is categorized as an inflammatory bowel disease. As a result of the inflammation, people with Crohn’s disease experience extreme diarrhea, bleeding in the rectum, fever, malnutrition, and fatigue. Weight loss also may occur to varying extents. Additionally, individuals with Crohn’s disease experience severe abdominal pain. In some cases, the pain’s intensity is so high that it interferes with the individual’s movements. In other cases, the disease has proved to be life-threatening and fatal if not attended to. Crohn’s disease can affect any area of your digestive tract. Often, however, the illness will spread deep into the bowel tissue. Notably, the most common regions Crohn’s disease attacks are the end of the ileum as well as the beginning of the colon.