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Family history of Crohn’s.... anyone??

Cross-stitch gal

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We think my Granny had IBD but, aren't quite sure since she seemed to have quite a few ailments. I do know that she was Lactose Intolerant and also died of Alzheimer's.

I also know that Mom has Diverticulitis and has been hospitalized a few times from it. And, at least one of my cousins has Ulcerative Colitis.
No family history.
It was discovered during an autopsy that my mother had Diverticulitis.
I wasn’t diagnosed till 52 years old!
No Doctor in UK has ever asked me if it runs in my family?
All I’ve been told is that doctors do not know what causes some people to develop Crohn’s.