With all of the organs involved with Crohn’s Disease, it’s easy to see how there can be issues with “neighboring parts.” How can the menstrual cycle be affected when you have IBD? Will my sex drive be affected? Are hormones a factor? How does self-image play a role psychologically when dealing with complications like cutaneous fistulas, especially when setons are placed? Will fertility be an issue?
Stay tuned for my next article, when we go into depth about the individual complications of Vaginal Crohn’s in this series of Women’s Health with IBD.
See the full article & the next in this series here: What Women Should Know When Living with IBD