A 19-year-old who spoke out about her battle with Crohns disease to raise awareness of invisible illnesses has gone viral after she shared photos of her scars and ileostomy bag. Aimee Rouski, who was diagnosed with Crohns at 15, has undergone three major surgeries and has had long hospital stays.

Id had severe Crohns for a very long time and wasnt responding to any medicinal treatments, Rouski told Metro.co.uk. Eventually I got so bad that surgery was the only way to save me.

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