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With family history, Nady to take Crohn's disease test

Updated: February 24, 2007, 2:58 PM ET
Associated Press

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Xavier Nady will be tested Monday to determine if he has a chronic digestive ailment known as Crohn's disease.

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Nady was hospitalized three days earlier this week for an inflamed intestine and, so far, doctors think he has a viral infection. But Nady is being tested for Crohn's disease because a cousin has it and it is known to run in the family.

Nady says he began to feel stomach pain Sunday night, then told the Pirates' ...

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