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  • Mema56 1
  • kerry19109 2

    3weeks post surgery

    So it has been 3 weeks now since I had my bowel resection. Everything is going ok I think? I had no bowel movement after surgery for 11 days which caused me concern, however all was ok when it finally did happen. I have introduced a couple of foods that there was no way I could of tolerated before but...

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  • Manxgirl 1

    Orafacial granulomatosis

    Hi my son was diagnosed with orafacial granulomatosis about a year ago and I haven't really been told much about it. When he first got diagnosed he was given steroid mouth wash for 3 months and then he was put on high dose of steroid tablets and was told not to drink fizzy drinks. He is now of the steroids...

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  • sarah1788 3

    I just don't understand, what's my problem!! :(

    Colonoscopy pics look good and doctor didn't find anything except Proctitis, they took a biopsy of it but haven't heard anything back for two weeks now. You think I'd hear something if it came back abnormal, so I'm assuming it's normal. I don't understand how they didn't find anything in the colonoscopy,...

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  • sarah1788 3

    Colonoscopy done today but only inflammation

    I got my colonoscopy done and was told I had inflammation but didn't say it was IBD. My tummy hurts super bad and I went from being so hungry when I went in too not even being able to eat. They took a biopsy of the inflammation but what want to know is what exactly can they find on a biopsy of inflamed...

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  • Taylor1042 2

    Stomach problems doctors tests coming up blank what to do next

    My 16 year old daughter has been suffering since April 2015 with constant nausea (but not being sick), acid reflux, dizziness, fatigue and slow weight loss (appetite was okay) it came on all of a sudden. She was admitted with suspected appendicitis in the September 2015 as she was having bad stomach...

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  • Zaaac 1

    My chrons has been very painful recently

    I am 15 years old and was diagnosed with chrons about 3 years ago, my doctor prescribed me 750mg of pentasa twice a day. I was taking my medicine but about 6 months ago I kind of stopped. I didn't feel any worse or better than when I did take my medicine so I just went on with it. I've been taking my...

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  • cyberfruits 2

    Scotland NHS Humira and waiting times

    Hi i am on weekly injections and live at the moment in wales uk and i am thinking of moving to the highlands in Scotland (i cope with the cold up there better then the damp weather in wales). how difficult will it be to see a Gastroenterologist consultant and get the humira, would there be a long wait...

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  • Demi123ax 1

    Recently diagnosed with crohns

    Hi, I was recently diagnosed with Crohn's disease in December 2016. I'm 19 years of age and finding it hard to cope with coming to terms with my condition. Since being diagnosed my life has spiralled out of control I've lost friends and my boyfriend due to them being unable to cope well with my problems....

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  • UKMattG 2

    Do the NHS recognise SIBO?

    Hi, Has anyone on here had experience of the nhs testing for and/or treating SIBO? I was diagnosed with Crohns in the terminal ileum around a year a go. Inflammation was under control having used budesonide for a bit and then Pentasa for 7-8 months. I've still struggled with overall health, fatigue,...

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  • Emmsj 1

    Orofacial granulomatosis - Crohns disease

    Hi I have just been diagnosed with orofacial granulomatosis OFG -v uncommon auto immune disease which is dietary related & have been placed on a cinnamon & benzoate free diet which I'm really struggling with. I am having further allergy tests soon & a colonoscopy to see whether I have underlying crohns...

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  • sarah1788 3

    Constipation straight to diarrhea

    Hi hope this is not a problem posting on this group, I see the doctor in two weeks for a colonoscopy. I have not been diagnosed with any IBD but awhile back when I had gallbladder removed I told doctor I was looking up stuff on the web to help self diagnose myself. He said he didn't mind at all, as for...

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  • laura85157 2

    Coming off humira

    Hi guys. Input needed. I've had crohns 4 years I'm 29 now. I HVe been on Humira for 20 months and suffered with infections of the sinuses. Abscesses. So 6 weeks ago stopped the shots on doctors advice until the infections clear up. Well. I've felt better without them! My CRP is normal, no flare. Feeling...

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  • patricia86015 2

    Dental implants with Crohns and OFG

    Although both Crohns and OFG are under control my gums are never perfect. in spite of regular hygiene sessions at the dentist. I am wondering if implants would be successful. I would like to hear from anyone who has had an implant and whether it was successful or not. I have had one failure already which...

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  • Laureate20 2

    Please Help- Diagnosis Issues

    Hi Everyone, I have posted on here on several ocassions, after several hospital admissions I ended up going private. I am really concerened and worried so any advice would really be appreciated please. As advised before I have now been out of work for nearly 4 months and it is looking like I am going...

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  • sankaridev21404 2

    My boyfriend has Crohn's and I need some help with this

    Hello. I've been dating my boyfriend for a year now. He was diagnosed with Crohn's about three years ago. In the beginning of our relationship he used to get flare ups but it wasn't something that happens consistently. Lately, he has been having terrible pains everyday for the past two weeks plus. It's...

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  • PonchoRider1389 1

    SURGERY! Resection. Fistula.

    Hey guys! Going to share a little of my story and what's going on. WOULD LOVE if there are others out there that have or are going through the same situation.  I am 30 and have had Crohn's for 15 years.(2003) The first half of those years I was very ignorant of the disease and nutrition etc. I spent...

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  • jessef888 2

    Is their a more natural "cure" for crohns, I hate medicine!

    I've been diagnosed with crohns sense 2nd grade. I am now 16 and have been taking Pentasa for years. Each capsule is 500mg and i take 6 a day! I'm not a big medicine person and was wondering if anyone has kept thier crohns in remission with a more natural attempt. Perhaps staying away from certain foods...

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  • kelly58419 3

    MRI results

    Hi all, After I got sick in December from having severe bloody diarrhea and a calproctecin of greater than 6000. Then having a colonoscopy in February which revealed inflammation but they couldn't get to the small bowel so I had a Small bowel MRI done and just seen my consultant for the results. At...

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  • 2littleboys 2

    Diagnosis, can't stop worrying!

    . I have been having stomach issues for 5 years now since I had my gallbladder removed. Over the past few months what I believed to be IBS has got steadily worse, I am now struggling to control my bowels some days but other days I feel as though there is some sort of blockage there and I can't go at...

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  • grace76608 2

    in remission but still have mild pain

    Hi all, I have mild crohns which was diagnosed September 2016. I've taken steriods and autoimmune supressants which worked but also gave me side effects. I am now in remission says the doctor from my last colonoscopy however I still experience some mild pain. Has anyone else been through this?

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  • jessef888 2

    How to maintain school and crohns flare?

    Hi everyone, I am 15 I got diagnosed with crohns when I was about 8. I have been in remission for about 4 years now. About a week ago I noticed blood in the toilet in which I thought was just my period. But I was wrong I started to bleed in larger amounts and started attaining more flare like symptoms....

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  • lil16494 1

    Could it be Chrons?

    So I plan on seeing a doctor soon, about another week and I will have heath insurance. But I was wondering if maybe some of you could help me out. My grandmother on my maternal side had Chrons and I am afraid I may have it. When I was young I noticed blood in my stool for the first time. I told my parents...

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  • suz2104 2

    Early mild crohns

    Hi I am having a dilemma with 13 year old daughter. On 3/5/2016 last year my daughter got a sudden onset of abdominal pain. Was a stabbing pain in lower right abdomen in line where terminal illieum is. Was susspected appendicitis but after ultrasound decided it wasn't. The pain has continued every day...

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  • newhopes123 2

    Stool test result..

    Have constant nausea for 2.5 years now. Went to 4th GI who order usg, stool test. Got results. Usg - Have grade 1 fatty liver. Stool results are as follow. - 1. Mucus - present 2. Blood - absent 3. Ph - acidic 4. Occult blood - negative 5. Pus cells - 2 - 4 6. Rbc - absent 7. Veg cells / fiber - present...

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  • decndor 3

    Side effects of crohns

    Hi, As I have informed the forum several times in the past, I have been suffering from crohns now for the past 53 yrs. and during that time have had several spells in hostpital undergoing a number of operational Procedures. ​I don;t have good days, I have resonable days and unreasonable days that is...

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  • kerry19109 2

    Help! Surgery in 3 days, but no symptoms at the moment!

    Hi, I will try to keep this as brief as possible! I have been diagnosed with crohns for 17 yrs, but had it for approx 22! I suffered the usual to start with, toilet visits sickness, skin rashes, and very sore mouth. I had an appendix op which turned out to be crohns and symptoms worsened at 27.After...

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  • Bricklayer 2

    Suspected Crohn's

    Since last July, have had issues with my stomach, in particular, blood and mucousy stools. GP referrred me to a Bowel specialist, who , initially performed a flexible sygmoidoscopy. It indicated I had a couple of small polyps ( all clear ) and a 10cm patch of inflamation in my bowel. Following the Flex...

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  • sarah1788 3

    Dealing with nausea and pain

    Hi can u all tell me what you take to get the nausea and stomach pain under control? What does the doctor usually prescribe you for pain bc of crohn's.

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  • rose45257 2

    Can't get back to how I was before?

    Hi all, I have a long a complicated history of abdominal pain and diarrhoea for many years. To try and summarise I was diagnosed with crohn's in the terminal ileum a year ago and have recurring iron deficiency anaemia which I have iron infusions in hospital as I can't take any oral iron. I also have...

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  • sarah1788 3

    Blood test results

    Hi I haven't been diagnosed with Crohn's disease but I've never had any test done either. I've been suffering for almost 2 years not with sever abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, nausea, night sweats and what feels like flu like symptoms with out the fever. Though I've had a random fever before...

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  • sarah1788 3

    I'm at lost here, please help me with diagnosis?

    About a year and a half ago I got left side upper abdominal pain under ribs, I thought it was my colon but the surgent suggested gallstones. He said it would be cheaper to check for stones before going in for a colonoscopy. So of course the ultrasound showed stones. I had no insurance so I applied for...

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  • cyberfruits 2

    Medicine for Crohns/ Diarrhoea help and info needed

    Hi I hope to get some info and help I have Crohn’s Disease and Ankylosing spondylitis for over ten 15 years now and have taken steroids and Mezavant XL 4800mg  which always have worked, but have caused a cataract. I am now on Mezavant XL 4800mg and weekly Humira injections for 6 month. At first Humira...

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  • amy 5092 1

    Help please detecting chromes when not in flare

    Hi everyone iam just looking for a bit of advice really so August last year I started experiencing some really bad stomach pains which was originally more the left of the abdominal put the went to lower right it was like really really bad cramping I also was having bad hip and lower back pain. it wasnt...

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  • audrey74 1

    Hi I had my Colon removed 4 years ago and now I am concerned

    I still have my sigmoid colon and on imuran. Been doing well until three days ago. Have stomach pain constant and nagging along with burning feeling in my stomach. Now I am concerned I am out of remission. Guess I need to see my physician. Just worried. Any suggestions or herbal remedies?????? Thanks...

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