Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Awareness Quiz

 Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Awareness Quiz
1) New rectal bleeding may be a sign of:
a. Hemorrhoids
b. Ulcerative colitis
c. Colorectal cancer
d. All of the above
2) A young adult with long standing abdominal complaints and a history of a weak stomach
could be due to:
a. Undiagnosed Crohn’s disease
b. IBS
c. Stress
d. All of the above
3) A patient with long standing Crohn’s disease has been on the same medication for years
feeling “fine” with 5-6 bowel movements a day. What could this be?
a. Undertreated Crohn’s disease
b. Undertreated Crohn’s disease and unaware of new medications
c. Medication intolerance
d. All of the above
4) A 50 year old man has not had his first screening colonoscopy yet. What could be the
a. Scared to undergo anesthesia, and has not talked to his gastroenterologist
b. Unwilling to do the prep, and has not talked to his gastroenterologist
c. Does not have a significant other pushing him to get checked
d. All of the above
5) I have Ulcerative colitis and my sister has Crohn’s disease. What are foods to avoid?
a. There is no single diet that works for everyone
b. Alcohol, caffeine, carbonated drinks
c. Dairy products if you’re lactose intolerant
d. Ask your doctor or nutritionist
e. All of the above
6) What are common complications of Crohn’s disease?
a. Blockage of the intestine
b. Sore or ulcers of the skin, bladder or vagina
c. Nutritional deficiencies
d. Arthritis, skin problems, kidney stones
e. All of the above
7) Is colon cancer a risk for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis?
a. About 5-10% of patients with Inflammatory Bowel disease develop colon cancer
b. The risk of cancer increased with the duration of disease
c. The risk of cancer is increased with the extent of disease
d. All of the above
8) I was just diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and wanted to know what type of
things I can expect my gastroenterologist to recommend in addition to medication.
a. Consult with a Surgeon
b. Consult with a Dermatologist annually
c. Consult with my Gynecologist Annually
d. Numerous vaccinations
e. Blood and stool testing on a regular basis
f. All of the above
9) A 23 year old woman has months of chronic and persistent abdominal pain, constipation,
and diarrhea. What does she have?
a. Irritable bowel syndrome
b. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
c. A weak stomach
d. All of the above are possibilities-See your gastroenterologist
10) I have Crohn’s disease and I stopped taking my medications. What could happen?
a. A flare up of Crohn’s disease
b. Permanent destruction of part of your intestine requiring surgery
c. Nothing
d. All of the above
11) I have Inflammatory Bowel Disease and feel fine. Do I need to see my doctor?
a. Even if you feel fine, you should have regular follow-ups with your