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Hunger pains 
My son is on day 3 of modulen. He is really struggling with hunger pains. He's only been diagnosed with crohns disease a week ago. He's 13 years old and …

Crohns disease and had a Remicade 
How long do you have to wait for to plan a baby if you just had a remicade infusion..?

Looking for expierenced crohns support to talk to 
Hello, My wife has crohns and she needs to talk to someone other than me that has some expierence with it. How do i go about getting her in touch with …

Can Hernia Mesh cause chrons disease ? 
Ian hari aged 32 diagonised as chrons in 2008 . Have taken allopathic, ayurveda,homeopathy treatments. My symptoms started after bilateral hernia surgery …

Chinese massage for treating Crohns Disease 
Have you ever heard of Chinese massage can cure disease? Recently in China, there is a new method for training CD. Hope this method can cure more sufferers …

What to expect when taking oral Entocort 
My son was diagnosed with Crohns Disease 3 years ago. After several hospitalizations and a bowel resection, he is doing quite well on Humira. His past …

Crohn's and constipation 
Please help.I am one of the few you don't hear about.Can anybody help me with any suggestions on how to cope with not going to the bathroom very often? …

Crohns diet foods that will trigger a flare up 
What are safe foods while suffering from Crohn's ? Will certain foods trigger a flare?

16yrs teen boy with Crohns  
Since 2001 my son was treated for Crohns, he's been to childrens hospital to mass general hospital and been there since 2004. In all these years we seem …

crohns spasms 
Good morning,...hope you not suffering too much on this sunny Autumn day.Most of my spasms ,the minute I BEGIN to eat are centered on my upper chest and …

suffering from constant throwing up 
I have crohns. I throw up every week for the past 6 years is this why my teeth have eroded completly away?

Natural cures or help for crohns disease 
I am pretty certain this would have been asked before but is there any natural products that can be taken that have been proved to help with this illness? …

Crohns and Social Security Disability 
I have had Crohns since 1983, had many many doctors and hospital stays before I was diagnosed with Crohns. I moved to a different state in 1987, didnt …

suffering from crohns and got a new born 
My name is Jess Hunt and I got diagonsed with crohns in 2006. I have just had a baby and my crohns has come back quite bad. I'm finding it near imposible …

could I have Crohn's Disease 
I feel really stressed and am getting abdominal cramps, could it be Crohns?

Any older, seasoned Crohns patients, with an ileostomy out there?? 
I have been living with my Crohns disease for about 30 years now. I am 57 years young. My first surgery, a resection, brought me great relief for about …

Diarrhea- stomach flu or flare? 
My son was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease in October of 2011. He had a bowel resection in May of 2012 and is currently on Humira and Asacol. He has been …

BACK PAIN WITH CROHN'S 
My son was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in October of 2010. After a bowel resection in May of 2011, he has done very well (currently on Humira and Asacol). …

I'd like to offer a possible alternative to suffering with Crohn's disease :) 
It is with much sadness that I see any sufferer of the gastrointestinal tract write about their experiences. Through this site, I have 'shared' with quite …

hyperimmune egg 
Has anyone used Hyperimmune Egg? It is sold as immune26 and another brand I found was IgY Recovery Proteins. THere is a video on one of the sites claiming …

Crohn's and IBS 
My girlfriend has been dehydrated and having a lot of stomach issues for a while now, and recently got a lot worse. We knew she hasd IBS and has now also …

A POSSIBLE EXIT DOOR AWAY FROM CROHN'S DISEASE AND THE REST 
After going in and out of doctors surgeries with stomach problems from the age 3 months old, to having my first really serious bleeding attack at 12 years …

Upenn Crohn's Disease Study 
University of Pennsylvania Research Study: Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are looking for participants specifically with a diagnosis …

hair loss with crohns disease 
I am a 39yo female i have been living with crohns dz for 17 years now. I just had my 3rd resection in september. I developed 2 absesses afterward. I have …

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Disease of the Bowels 
My mum has suffered with Chron's for 13 years now! Her consultant put her on Asacol.. This pass 5 months, she has been suffering with constipation, its …

Help me please with possible Crohns 
Hello, I hope you dont mind me posting here but I dont know what else to do. Will try give a full story whilst keeping it short. I am 42,female and I …

crohns disease diagnosis 
Hello to anyone who's interested! I am 31, I live in N.Ireland and am in the throws of being diagnosed with crohns. My GP, rheumatologist, colorectal …

off all medications for crohns 
My son who was diagnosed with Crohn's in October of 2011 is currently on no medication at all. He was on Imuran 50mg per day and the dose was not increased …

Singular for Crohn's Disease 
Has anyone ever tried or been prescribed Singular for Crohn's disease? I know it's used primarily for asthmatics but due to it's mechanism of action, …

mothernatures monthly extra pain for us crohns 
I have found that for the twenty years ive had Crohn's disease, and three surguries, that this does nothing but add more pain and suffering to me. its …

Chrohns patient 48 years young 
I have had ileitis aso chrohns disease since I was 21 years young. Now I am 68 years young. Last year I had my first resection and am having active chrohns …

Menstrual cycle and crohns 
I have crohns and I haven't started my period yet. My GI said that girls with crohns can have irregular menstral cycles, but why?

crohn's disease of the esophagus 
I have had esophogeal crohn's for a few years and am looking for others that also have it. I am looking for advice on diet and managing symptoms etc. …

HOW CAN I STOP MY FLARE UP 
im on remicade (infliximab)foe 4 years now and still have severe diarrhea and wind.It usually clears up by 3 weeks,but this time it's lasting 8 weeks. …

colitis went away  
I went to the era and they diagnosed me with colitis.. a few weeks later I went a colonoscopy and they said it went away. But a had a phallup removed and …

Weight Gain and Weight Loss, I had both 
Of course when one has razor blade cuts in gut feelings than it's not so easy to want to eat anything. I had near blockage and so before a resection lost …

Relationship with Candida albicans? 
Has anyone proceeded on the assumption that Crohn"s Disease (and IBD and colitis) involved proliferation of Candida albicans? In this regard has anyone …

Imuran side effects 
Can anyone tell me how long you can safely take Imuran without having to worry about the severe side effects (lymphoma etc)?

why arent steroids working well any more for Crohns 
questions from me why are steroids not working very well any more for my mums chrohns disece

Crohns Disease question. 
I was diagnosed in 1968 at the age of 16 with ulcerative colitis. Had ALL the surgeries ie:total colectomy..etc. In 1990, was diagnosed with Crohns Colitis. …

War on Crohn's Disease... 
My daughter Cathy, 44, passed away 2/24/12 after 24 years of fighting Crohn's Disease. Her step-sister Michelle, 40, passed away 4 1/2 years ago due to …

MAP - Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis bacteria 
This is in response to Peter Bray's post from 22nd March under the thread "Crohn's Disease - Under the knife" Peter, I have done a fair amount of research …

cancer or crohn's? 
I am still waiting to see a surgen for a biopsy. I am getting a bit frightened and have been searching the net for my own answers (as you do). Been diagnosed …

herniation of large intestine at stoma site 
Hello, I have an Ileostomy and now next to my stoma where the 'blowhole' is, part of the large intestine has herniated out and is about double the size …

lots of things wrong from crohns 
for so long now i have been getting dizzy spells, im always tired, a have been gaining weight can cant lose it even though i go to the gym often and eat …

Stomach worms after bowel resection 
I had a bowel resection done on my small intestine a month ago. Now I seem to have worms.. about 6-7 inches long coming out. Does this happen often?

Mother of a child with Crohns 
My son was diagnosed November 2011.He has been hospitalized twice.He was put on the medicine 6mp which caused him to have pancreatitis.At only 17 years …

Could I have crohns?  
Ever since I was a child, from birth I have had chronic diarrhea. As i grew up I complained to my mother all the time about the stomach pain I'd get. I …

Crohns Free for 6yrs Now Must Read 
I will be 31 in may 2012. Two weeks after my 26th birthday during my senior year last semester in college I was rushed to the ER for an inflamed appendix. …

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Cathy Lynn Bray obituary 
Another victim of Crohns, gone at 44 years of age---pb

Overweight with crohns?  
Hi, i am a 13 year old female that was diagnosed with crohns disease in December of last year. My problem stared in January 2 years ago with lower right …

Pain with Crohns? 
I was diagnosed almost 4 years ago with Crohns. I just recently started having sharp pains that come and go in the same area of my stomach where all this …

Concerned Mother of crohns child 
My 23 y/o son has been diagnosed with Crohns disease since he was 16,he has been on Remicade the age of 18,my question is -will this cause the teeth to …

Crohn's Disease - Under the knife 
Hi all, First of all, I would like to thank all the contributors to this site as there are some excellent stories and personal accounts of Crohn's sufferers …

Chrohns Disease  
Hi all, I was diagnosed with Chrohn's Disease at the age of eight and was put on a steroid kind of medication. The doctor told myself and whoever was giving …

please help my son. is it chrons? 
Hi, My son is 10 years old.in about a year and half he had pain in his belly only for 2 to 3 days.he threw up the first day ,and than it will go .he …

Crohns and azathioprine and steroids 
I was diagnosed with crohns a year ago and it has affected my life immensely! Having to leave my job was worst thing as I literally lived in my bed or …

crohns after surgery 
still going to toilet after surgery all mtests clear

genetic testing or preventative steps for crohns disease 
I just recently learned that my daughters,( 5 & 3), half brother,(12),was diagnosed with crohns disease. I am trying to find out if there are any preventative …

Smoking cures my Chrons 
Why does smoking cure my Chrons completely?

sulfasalazine 
Just wondering if anyone who has been on sulfasalazine has had any side effects and what were they?

Every day and week same crohns pain different day 
One day I may have moderate symptoms, cause have been in pain wi this for 20 years. The next day I'm on so much pain it last for days. I'm at a sever breaking …

nausea and crohns 
I have been experiencing mainly mild abdominal pain off and on almost everyday for a couple weeks and have had this problem a few other times in the past …

Another loss to Crohn's Disease: Cathy Lynn Bray, California 
Dear all: On Friday, 2/24/12 at 12:20 pm, our daughter Cathy Lynn Bray, 44, passed on to a space called Heaven where no Crohn's Disease exists. She …

Crohns disease HELP 
I was diagnosed with crohns 2 years ago. I'm currently having a flare up. I look about 6 months pregnant, have abdominal pain which is reducing me to tears. …

Very Slow Recovery after diagnosis 
Good morning. My brother-in-law was recently diagnosed with Crohn's disease. He has been in and out of the hospital ER and extended stay many times …

wondering if it sounds like crohns 
Everyday I'm in excruciating pain and I can't keep anything in me I eat and it just comes right back out..I also have had mass headaches am very tired …

at what ages do you symptoms of Crohn's Disease appear 
at what ages do you symptoms of Crohn's Disease appear My girlfriends brother has been diagnosed with Crohn's but she had also been tested negative …

Steroids & Crohns 
Has steroids made anyone's crohns worse? Since I started 20 mg on Saturday, I seem to be doing worse.

what are some natural remedies for crohn's/stomach pains 
I have been on various different prescription drugs and nothing is working. I am looking into natural remedies to see if that works. Does anyone do that, …

Mezavant  
I am a 51 yr old male and recently been diagnosed with mild crohns. I have never really had any complications, and was diagnosed after doing a routine …

Low energy daily need advice losing blood and weight 
I was diagnosed with Chrohns at 14 years old now I'm 25 it's been in remission since I was given Remicade but lately the last few years I've lost a lot …

Crohn's Disease diagnosed my 8 year old 
My 8-year-old son was just diagnosed with mild Crohn's disease. He has the type that has no stomach cramping and diarrhea but perianal disease with constipation, …

Coping With Crohn's Disease 
I have been diagnosed with crohn's and celiac disease for about 3 years. My previous flare ups were bad but manageable. But its not until recently that …

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Crohns post op symptoms  
I have had 47cm of my small intestine taken out 5 days ago and disconnected from my bladder where a fistula had formed. Now that I am home, I keep getting …

Feel a flareup coming on 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2007 (age 19) after a period of pain and bloody stools. I was put on Asacol but still felt unwell for a few months …

crohn's and pregnant but starting to get really ill  
im 16, im nearly 10 weeks pregnant and have crohn's disease its starting to get really bad im even getting hot sweats im worried it going to harm my baby …

Abdominal pain and crhons 
My daughter who will be 12 soon, suffers from severe abdominal pain. She gets them for about 8 hours straight. What can I do to manage the pain. She …

Crohns concerns 
My 43 year old daughter has had Crohn's disease since she was 14 years old. Steriods stoped helping,and she had a total removal of her colon a little over …

ive beat crohns disease!  
Hi... I am 26 years old and was diagnosed with crohns disease when I was 13 years old when I was rushed into hospital with "suspected" inflamed appendix... …

does my daughter have crohns  
My husband has crohns disease, we have a little girl age 2 and she seems to have trouble passing stools, it seems her stools are to big to pass through …

Prednisone weight gain & how to lose it 
2 years ago in july I was diagnosed with crohns, never had any health problems in my life, not even the flu. This has been extremely difficult for me, …

unknown disease related to crohns 
Hi every body I would like to know who have a trouble or disease in their digestive tract that similar As that on my son 28 years old. The story is: …

Crohns and manuka honey 
Manuka Honey has healing properties. One of its properties is H2O2 (Hydrogen Peroxide) which has the capacity to destroy microbes. It is high in bactericidal …

still no answers about crohns 
had endoscope and small bowel series only thin i know is i have inflamation in stomach and esophagas,and rapid transit time with small bowel series the …

Weight depleting with crohns 
I am having a terrible time trying to gain weight. It seems as if the food that I eat is not being absorbed or maybe its not getting to my muscles properly. …

Cimzia for Crohns 
my name is Jennifer Perugini and I have suffered with Crohns disease for over twenty years ten years ago I had just had yet another operation and was at …

crohn's disease possible no diarrhea 
16 year old never ate a meal in his life have crohn's disease without diarrhea Junk food)

CROHN'S TIPS AND BEST ADVICE by SHEILA BER. 
MY BEST ADVICE TO YOU: Vitamin D3 deficiency is a major factor for Crohn's. I take 8,000 - 10,000 I.U. a day,divided by two, 2x a day. Try like …

Joint pain and crohns 
I have had CD for 12 yrs now;am on asacol hd.I now have severe joint pain and muscle pain,fatigue.I tried so many rx's w/no relief-lyrica,gabapentin,tramadol …

ex trucker with crohns 
pain is coming back with avegence. cant ride in vehihicle without pain cant relax .I think its time to head back to IU hospital. just about cant take it …

can kids get crohns disease 
can kids get crohns disease

Constipation with crohns 
I am 17 yrs old from india. I have been diagnosed with chrons disease 4 months ago and now am in remission. I take budez 3mg and aziothiprene 10 mg daily …

pain with crohns 
i have crohn's disease and am 21 years old. i was wondering if it is normal for my stomach to hurt very frequently even if i am not having inflimation? …

Medications for crohns disease 
A dear friend with Crohns for 10 years have taken Pentasa, but its not effective and still suffering from flare ups. Dr do not order Remicade for her. …

I was just diagnosed with IBD and Chrons Disease 
I was wondering if anyone felt tired all the time no matter how much sleep you get?

Illiostomy and crohns disease 
my friend has an illiostomy and has chrons and its out of remission and he has been turend down for helath inurance cause they tell himm he makes to …

havent been diagnosed with crohns yet 
i will be going to my 3rd g dr in 2 weeks the last 2 have done nothing for me just told me i have gastritis come back in 2 month.all i know is my ra factor …

Bright yellow urine since diagnosed with Crohn's 
Since being dianosed with Crohn's my urine has turned fluorescent yellow, has anyone else noticed this?

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Prednisone taper 
I tapered from 10mg to 5mg of Pred today and my intestines have been gurgling (loudly) all day. Am I heading for another flare?

I don't know if this is crohns 
I've had severe diarrhoea for 10 weeks and cannot walk as severe leg pains especially around the ankles still waiting for an endoscopy could it be crohns? …

Constipation part of crohns disease? 
Hi i am a 33 year old crohns sufferer. I have had crohns disease for 14 years and I have had surgery three times. At the moment I seem to be struggling …

Does Crohn's disease always manifest with diarrhea? 
My four year old son has had bright red blood in his stool and iron deficiency for about eight months now. Of course my holier than thou doctor doesn't …

how do you know you have crohns 
how do you know you have crohns disease

worried scared of another crohns attack  
i was diagnosed with crohns diseaes last week was in the hospital for 3 days . it was painful i do not want to go through that again. now im just worrying …

pain with crohns and Dr's shuffle you to another Dr. 
Are you in Remission? But have PAIN in your neck, shoulders,elbows,lower back, both hips, both knees , both ankles , and both feet? And no Dr. wants to …

earliest diagnosis of crohns ever? 
my 3 year old was diagnosed with crohn's disease when he was only 7 months old. i have never met anyone else with an earlier diagnosis. one of my main …

Positive ANA and Chrones 
I have been having so many strange medical issues since diagnosed with Chrones. A blood test showed positive for ANA but negative on all the possible causes …

Crohns prevention and cure 
**Please note this is a suggestion from one of our readers, not our opinion or that of a medical professional. Please talk to your doctor before starting …

Azathioprine alternatives 
I dont want to take Azathioprine anymore. I have researched the medicine and am very turned off by its side effects. I would even like to try something …

vomitting one month post-op bowel resection 
Hi All I hope you are all well. I will of course be calling the hospital as soon as they open this morning, but I just wanted to ask if anybody …

Hospital in ny area tha specializes in colitis/chrons disease 
looking for a a hospital in ny metro area that specializes in digestive disease

Dental problems involving crohns disease  
I was wondering how many people there are with crohns disease an related dental problems,like me?

Negative result for crohn's test 
Can any one help me? I have been dealing with all the symtoms of this disease and they have done all of the standard tests and it all comes back negative. …

crohns and heredity 
hi would my daughter have crohns disease even though i don't have it but her father does

Backfire 
I was wondering if after you are already on medication for Crohn's, is it possible for your body to reject the meds, putting you back in the hospital?

chron's disease and coconut 
can shredded coconut in a pie cause the intestines to hurt simeone who has chron"s disease

could i have crohn's disease? 
Im 22 years old and have had rectal bleeding for about 7 months, bad canker sores, and mild diarrhea and thought that it could be crohn's disease. I went …

imuran for crohns 
My 24 year old son was recently diagnosed with Crohn's disease. He has been on Flagyl, Cipro, Pentasa and Prednisone for a couple of months. Today the …

Ostomy Bags for those in need 
I am ostomy patient (Crohns) for over 24 yrs. I use the Convatec One Piece Drainable Pouch and have some extras that I would like to donate. I realize …

Mercaptopurine for Crohn's Disease 
I have had Crohn's for 15 years have been well taking Mesasal, recently I had a flare up and the doctor has perscribed Mercaptopurine, I have already …

my crohns disease story 
Hello, My name is Roi Nachmani, I am 28 years old and live in Israel. I lived with Crohn's disease for about 9 years. My story is very unique and I would …

Grieving After Crohn's Surgery 
Hi All I am a 32 year old female Australian who has just been diagnosed with Crohn's after an emergency ambulance trip, urgent blood transfustion and …

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Weight gain, used to smoke with Crohns Disease 
It is like every time I quit smoking and get healthy, I always gain weight. I stopped smoking ciggerattes and drinking for more than 6months, and I am …

iliostomy for 10yrs now gallbladder problem 
I have been diagnosed with gall stones and wounder why this has happened. I am also a diabetic so my diet is very controled. why gall stone. could oit …

crohns disease and babies 
can you have babies if you have cohn's disease? i was wondering because someone very close to me has it.

Do i have crohns? 
I have been hving abdominal pain for most of my life but never investigated. I either have a bowel movement 10 times a day or every 10 days. I have pain …

Advice Please re Crohns 
I have not yet been diagnosed with Crohns disease but i am tho under investigation i have had bloods tests done and they show inflammation is raised i …

Gum disease and crohns 
I have gum disease and iam a dibetic not to long ago I went to the dentist and they pulled my teeth put but I have another teeth that is hurting like crazy …

police force and Crohn's 
can people with crohn's disease be in the police force?

Pain around belly button 
I have had pain around belly button and were my appendix is whent to er and they were 100% Shure it was my appendix so had a cat scan and it came back …

Crohn's disease and abnormal menstrual cycle 
Hi, I was diagnosed with crohns disease march of 2011...I had 5 emergency surgeries and had an ileostomy placed, since march I hadn't had my period...I …

Validity of advertised 'cure' in ebook on Internet? 
Has anyone read Cathy Rubert's ebook on how to rid yourself of Crohn's Disease in 4 easy steps? She says the bodies of Crohn's sufferers are lacking …

anal fistulas 
I had surgery for perianal fistulas, now I have lost sensation in that area. So I was wondering if there is anything to help me and my spouse.

no meds for crohns 
I have had CD for 7 years but its was only confirmed 12 months ago. My specialist has given me a cupboard full of meds but I refuse to take them due to …

pregnant belly 
My 12 year old daughter has a pregnant belly. The rest of her body is small and petite. She has slow thyroid and has been on meds for two years. We are …

IBS or Crohn's? 
Hi, my name is Chole and when I was about 12 years old I was diagnosed with IBS. It went away shortly after that, but came back like 2 years ago and has …

My Family Suffered For Years - Celiac and Crohns 
I am 51 years old, my brother is 48 years old. As a baby he almost died. He spent the first three years of his life in Alder Hey Children's Hospital where …

marijuana and azathioprine 
Hello, I have been taking azathioprine for a few months and I know it is a lot for the liver to handle. The doctor has me get my liver enzymes checked …

Jobs, Crohns and confusion 
I have been recently diagnosed with CD and am in constant pain I have been taking the medicune but it doesnt seem to be workinf. Also I have just started …

tremors while on pentasa 
I have been on pentasa for just over a month now for Chrons and developed tremors/body shakes. Family doc sent me to e.r. when I called to be seen by …

Weird Dreams and Crohns 
I have just been diagnosed with crohn's a month ago. Does anyone ever have weird dreams at night? Ever since I got severly sick with this about 6 months …

Contrast MRI scan  
Had a contast MRI scan today to see what my Crohn's is doing. All went well, apart from the four goes to get the needle in my arm. Just wondering whether …

What happens after you take medication for Crohn's Disease? 
Say if someone was short because of Crohn's Disease and then took meds, would he or she then grow normally? (A 13 yr old kid)

crohns disease and cocaine use  
my question is how dangerous is it to do small amount of cocaine while having crohns he is not on any medication except the odd oxycontin for his arthritis …

colitis symptoms 
I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis about a year ago and sense then, I have done nothing to better myself like an idiot. I am 18 and played supports …

Weight gain crohns 
Can someone tell me how long it might take to gain the weight back that I lost before I started treatment for crohn's? I've always weighed 125, good weight …

Constipation and crohns disease 
I feel as though I constantly need the toilet, it's really painfully and feels like it's trying to force it way out. When I try to go, it won't come …

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Do I have chrons or just IBS? 
I have 2 cousins with chrones and was diagnosed with IBS at 15. After years of no problems ( I am 42) I now have developed constant indigestion/stomach …

blood in feces 
when a 12 year old boy feces has blood in it what does that mean

Flare ups 
Any suggestion on what to do for a flare up? And do you go to the Dr. everytime you hava a flare

Crohn's Disease opinion 
Hi, My mother has been diagnosed with Crohn's disease last year, but she does not have all the symptoms that would accompany the Crohn's disease. All …

crohns flaring up 
I have had Crohn's disease for 37 years (Ileostomy for 33 years) but just lately have been feeling continually tired, hot and shaky. Anyone else had these …

is crohns hereditary 
Can my children have crohns if their father has it?

Can someone with Crohns live a normal life? 
Since the age of 9 my brother had suffered from many infections and cramps, diarrehea, bloody stools. We went to several doctors and none seemed to know …

crohn's and alcohol 
Hi, I'm 18, first year university, and just got diagnosed with crohn's. Taking sulfer and fish oil. Doctor prescribed steroids but I'm not taking them. …

Crohn's and relationships 
I was diagnosed with crohn's three years ago and have been going through the ups and downs of lifestyle changes and medications to control my symptoms. …

blisters on fingers and crohns 
I was on ask .com and asked why does my 9 year old have blisters on his fingers and crohns disease popped up . Is this a symptom

Crohns misdiagnosis 
I was diagnosed with Crohns in 2002 after going to the ER with abdominal pain and vomiting. By the next morning I was scheduled for exploratory surgery …

Crohn's Disease and shakes 
I have had Crohn's Disease for about 9 years now, was on a lot of different meds. I have had to just ( one month ago )start Humeria shots. Before this …

pregnancy and Crohn's 
Is pregnancy safe with Crohn's and Pentasa?

crohn's and flu  
my daughter has crohn's ofg and now seems to have the flu, should i contact the doctor or treat her as i would if she did'nt have crohn's ??

Stress effects 
In past one year I have been through alot of stress, & now I can see it permanently wrinkles. I'm 24 year old female & I can already notice smile lines …

how long will pain last 
I am currently in hospital being treated for crohns they r giving me hydrocortizone does anyone out there now when the pain will go away i am in agony …

can crohn's disease be too severe for a colostomy 
can crohn's disease be too severe for a colostomy

pain mangament 
what do you guys take when you are in a flare

living, supporting and offering understanding for someone with chrons 
hi, My partner is 27 and has Chrons disease, he had an operation last year to remove part of his bowel that had ulcers on but recently we have found …

I need help with crohns diagnosis 
my son was first told he has ulcerative colitis at 12 then he was scoped again and tild he has crohns now this doc i dont get along with said he has ulcerative, …

chronic diahhrea 
i have had chronic diahhera for at least two years. terrible gas ensuses throut the day, some times this diahhrea is incontrollable during the day always …

Number of Chrons sufferers 
I was diagnosed this summer with a mild form of Chrons. Im on Pentasa and so far i feel great. Seems like everything i read online states that there …

really worried i suffer with crohns and want to get pregnant 
I suffer with crohns colitis and really want to start a family with my boyfriend I've had surgery 5 years ago I used to have a bag but got it reversed …

help with crohns disease!  
Hi my name is, Mogammad van der Schyff. My wife has crohns, she's been in pain for almost a year, just under 10 months, nothing helps! Siberian Pine, medication, …

Insecure about myself,worried about having sex with crohns 
Im a 21 year old guy and have had servere crohns for over a decade and have been really ill. Ive just had an op to remove 2 fistulas n am down to my last …

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Against MEDICATION 
With my Crohn's the medication seemed to make me more sick. I was vomiting more and not tolerating my food at all! Once i went off the medication(Sulfa-Salazine, …

New to Crohn's Disease 
I'm 28 years old have always been healthy and now am dealing with Crohn's. Its the hardest thing i've ever had to control, just when i think i'm getting …

My boyfriend has chrones disease 
Can my boyfriend have kids with having chrones disease?

Bad days in remission ?? 
Hi there. My 13 year old daughter had a limited right hemicolectomy in April this year. she started off well but in the last few weeks she had been having …

Confused!!! Do I have it or not!? 
I wrote a post a couple of weeks ago because my doctor diagnosed me with Crohn's disease. I have been having problems with severe bleeding, diarrhoea, …

Wanting to help.... 
I have a close friend of mine who has Chron's disease. He has been dealing with the illness all alone for many years now. He recently had a flare up …

Missy 
About seven year ago i was diagnosed with Crohns i have an iieostomy and sometime it bleeds severly and other time it does not what can i do

need your help is it chrons 
my elderly mum hasnt been able to empty her bowls for several months now she has dvt also lung disease also goes to out patince for breathing classes now …

Newly Diagnosed With Crohns 
I was just newly diagnosed with the disease but the doctors feel I have had it for 10-15 years due to my symptoms. I have 20 cm of thickening with a part …

Help and wondering  
Hi, I have recently within the past few days starting on Saturday, and today is Tuesday. I have had diarrhea with the exception of Sunday all of those …

crohn's disease after birth 
is crohn's disease getting worse after birth?

Help ! I need answers and i cant get any :( can someone help please. 
I need help with all of this, basically i had a colonoscopy and endoscopy the other day. they didnt really say much to me after. they said the large instestine …

Testing for Crohn's 
I have been unwell for almost 2 years now, for the first year i got told it was IBS and given tablets that later put me in hospital. I have constant diarrhea, …

bowel movement while sleeping 
does anyone else soil their bed while sleeping? this is very embarrasing

Newly Diagnosed with Crohn's disease 
I am 35 years old and have been recently diagnosed with Crohn's disease. However the doctors suggest that I have probably had it for multiple years and …

How to promote self-reliance in a Crohn's Patient. 
I am a 56 year old Mom (breast cancer survivor) who has a 25 year old son who suffers from Crohn's..Since he was diagnosed 4 years ago, I have seen …

building yourself up whilst suffering a flare up 
i am having a flare up, the second this year, and cannot afford to lose any more weight, any suggestions?

Maybe Your Crohn's Disease Is Coming From The Mercury Amalgam Filings In Your Mouth 
My mom has Crohn's and lately she has been looking up stuff on the net. We saw an interview on 3ABN sometime ago, where the Doctor (Dentist, DDS) stated …

appraisal and poor performance due to illness 
Hi i have a review meeting with my manager this week and my sales are not too good for the last quarter, i am a financial adviser in the uk. How do i explain …

Really useful books - easy to read and understand 
The more people know and understand this rotten disease - the easier it will be to a) talk about it and b) people will know exactly what Crohn's is and …

advise needed 
can someone give me some advice. 46 year old women here that recently had a anal fissure. I have been having all kinds of problems lately and i am worried …

trying to find new ways to deal with life with crohns. 
My name is lisa I have advanced active crohns. I have lived with this for over six years. I have had 3 major surgurys, the meds keep getting worse. So …

I am curious - crohns or ibs 
I think I may have crohns or IBS, it started what I was twelve and I am now 49. I have never seen a doctor about it. I would like to know the realy symptoms …

Crohn's disease and eye inflamation 
I have been reading that eye inflamation can be cause from Crohn's Disease. I have not had any flare ups for about 3 years but about a year and a half …

Crohn's in the mouth 
unfortunately, i have crohns in my intestines and stomach. i'm not sure but it may be in my mouth as well. can anyone describe what it feels or looks like …

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colonoscopy next week/possibly crohn's 
Thinking back to when you first noticed changes in your body/possible crohns type symptoms, how often were you having flare ups? Mine are happening every …

what to do???? 
I am a 29 year old female and I am having serious bathroom problems! I got my gall bladder out about 7 years ago and it started shortly after that. I did …

husband with crohns disease 
my husband has crohns disease he gose to er and lots of doctor appiontments all they seem to do is dose him up with more pain killers and pock around most …

help !!!!! need some answers  
hi there im hoping someone will be able to answer me, as my husand dosnt seem to be getting anywhere with doctors,april 2010 he was taken into hopital …

Crohn's taking everything away from me 
Hi, I am 22 years old and i have recently been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease. I've had priblems with my bowel and stomach for a few years, but I have …

gut rot, balls ache, tired..... 
I'm 38 and was diagnosed with crohns colitis in March. I seem to be constantly tired, every time I'm on the loo I get unreal stomach pains and it feels …

First sign's of Crohn's disease in children? 
Hello everyone, My daughter, who is 11, has been having some symptoms with Crohn's like features. She is now at the point of seeing a hospital doctor …

rectal strictures 
I have a rectal stricture. Last month I went to the hospital and had it dilated in the OR under general anesthesia. This week I saw the doctor and he checked …

leg pain and crohns 
ive been told i have either bad IBS or mild crohns....am being treated for IBS with various pills....i have a 7cm patch of inflamed bowel on my lower right …

Disability Benefits (SSI) 
My wife has had Crohns for about 25 years. She has been and still is unable to work. Does anyone get disability benefits that has Crohns? I know it will …

How to deal with your loved one with Crohns 
My boyfriend of over two years has Crohns. I believe he's getting sicker and pushing me away. I haven't heard from him and he won't return my phone calls …

Living with crohn's 
Hello I'm 45yrs.old and was diagnosed 5 hrs.ago with crohn's disease and it has turned my life upside down. Pentasa didnot work now I'm on asacol and …

Crohns Disease in the mind? 
I was diagnosed with Crohns Disease at 12 years of age. I constantly suffered with the 'symptons' for the following 28 years, put on Prenisolone, Salazopyrin …

Pregnancy after surgery? 
Hi i had a right hemicolectomy in January and have healed well. I am desperate to get pregnant again (I already have a 2 and a half year old.) but am wondering …

My Crohn's sypmtoms are completely gone 
I have been pain free and symptom free for three weeks now. I don't know how long it will last but I will continue to use the products I researched and …

Colostomy for Crohn's Patient 
I recently was told I need to think about having a colostomy. I'm 33 years of age, and really dont want to have this surgery right now. Has anyone else …

Missing work because of Crohn's flareup. 
I'm wondering how to deal with this. I've missed a lot of work in the last 5 months due to Chron's related flare ups. I've heard that there are some …

New & Unsure About Crohns 
Hi. I Am Currently Unsure Whether I Might Have Crohns. My Mum & Sister Both Have Crohns. I Have Some Of The Symptoms: Lack Of Appetite Constipation …

Chrons and constant pain 
I was just curious what other ppl with chrons do about the pain? i was diaognosed withchrons in jan 201o nd since then habve spent an accumalated 3 months …

denlou 
i had crohns since i was 16 pain fever not alot of going to the bathroom then it went away around 32 years they couldnt find it anymore i am going to be …

Is it Chron's or IBS?  
Hello! I am a 22 year old female, who weighs 115 pounds and is 5'3". I try to stay healthy and eat right. I avoid fatty, red meats, eat plenty of fruits …

3 surgeries, uti, abcess and seizure 
My ex-husband, now best friend had his 3rd surgery for chrohn's. last one required a twmp. illeostomy. after surgey developed abcess and had to have a …

can someone help???? 
hi im 30 and have been suffering with my stomach for 2 yrs. i have had a colonoscopy and they could not see anything but said i have lymphocytes in my …

I'm a slave to my Crohn's 
I'm in my late 50's and found that taking mega dose of vit. D3 (10,000 I.U.) made me feel better, without having to take my medications. However, when …

My symptoms sound like crohn's but not sure 
for almost a year now, I have had stomach/bowel problems with no proper diagnosis. it started off when i was getting heartburn after drinking coffee but …

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never know what to say 
my boyfriend has had chrons disease since before i might him. he hasn't had any serious gf's besides me. one of his "girlfriends" left him after a week …

Sick of ALWAYS Hurting 
I was diagnosed with Crohns back in 1998.Went through a hospitalatizations. A couple surgeries. Had a flare-up back in 2002. Was doin good till i had a …

Boss issues 
My boss keeps commenting on how often I go to the bathroom, my other bosses know about my crohns. He's commented on this once to me and 3 or 4 other times …

My boyfriend has chrons, does tht make him look differently at me or no  
My boyfriend has chrons, does tht make him look differently at me or no?

Back Pain 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease last November. One of my chief complaints is back pain and body aches in general. Recently I have developed issues …

my son has chrones disease 
We found out my son was sick when he was 7 years old took him to hospitals in memphis and nashville just for children. He was passing large amounts of …

Never-ending Crohns 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease last November. I have had many different treatments, even developed pancreatitis from one of the medications. Recently …

32 yr. old woman with HORRIBLE Flare-up 
I am writing on behalf of my daughter - who has been diagnosed with Crohns, Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Erythema Nodosum. We live in Ontario - Canada. …

6 year old twins with Crohns 
In January of this year my son Alex was diagnosed with Crohns and then in March his twin brother Matt was also diagnosed.They had blood tests showing the …

Need to know about flare ups 
what causes flare ups

I Need suggestions for crohns. 
Hi i have a friend that was diagnosed with the disease about three years ago, but she has severe pain to the point where she faints. She is thrity two …

Revellex for Crohn's Disease 
I have been told by my Gastroenterologist that Revellex is the only medication that will do me good. I have been diagnosed with Crohn's in 2004 althought …

dandelion root for crohn's disease 
I have had crohn's disease for the past 6 years. I've been hospitalized 3 times because of the terrible flair ups. I've tried different medications but …

How do you tell your boss you are having a flare up and need time to recover? 
How do you tell your boss you are having a crohn's flare up? I am currently having the worst flare up I have ever had and it has really taken it's toll …

Worried auntie nephew with crohns 
Hi there, my 16 year old nephew has just been diagnosed with Crohns disease. The only symptoms he's had is bleeding from the back passage and anaemia …

tattoo and crohns disease 
im 17 and about to turn 18 and i want a tattoo but the person i live with has crohn's and he says if i get one it would make him sick is that true?

treatment for the elderly 
Hi - I have a friend who is 100 years old. She was diagnosed with CD about 5 years ago. Is their anything that is especially helpful for an older person. …

How do you know if you have Crohns 
I am trying to figure out at the same time waiting for a specialist if I have crohns how do you know? Please help. I am 35 and well this just started …

exhaution, work, and crohn's 
I have had stomach/bowel pain and trouble for the last two years. Finally last week they diagnosed me with crohn's. For the past two years I am always …

chrons disease 
How long does each bout of chrons disease last for?

eyebrow falling out? 
my eyebrow is falling out? i look stupid. i'm on pentasa and my doc says it has nothing to do with the meds, all my vitamins are fine and thyroid good. …

help with crohns disease!  
My boyfriend has crohns disease.... he's bleeding really bad :( any suggestions? Please help!!

crohns disease question 
A few months ago while on a regular colonoscopy, the doctor saw inflammation on my colon. Recently I finished all the tests and indeed I have CD. However, …

Constipation and Crohn's 
Did anyone start off with chronic constipation before getting crohn's? I have crohn's and my seven year old daughter has had chronic constipation (despite …

this crazy life 
hi, my name is miranda.i am 26 years old and was diagnosed,with crohns at the age of20!I have 1 child that is almost 5.i got pregnant with him 1 month …

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Crohn's 
I always feel tired and even if i get my right hours of slppy i could sleep more does anyone know what else it may be other than my crohn's like low on …

crohn's Disease 
I have CD and Colitis for 11 yrs. I have controlled it by going into Ketosis. No longer working. I started Humira after having a lot of side effects …

My legs are being affected now 
All of a sudden my legs just dont wanna work.Im getting real pissed. these steriods are tairing my body down. but they are the only thing that really help. …

consantly going to bath room  
i have crohns disease and go to the bath room at least 10 times a day they removed my colon

Crohn's Disease 
We just found out that our daughter has Crohn's via serology testing. I'm hoping that we caught it early. The only other family member that has Crohn's …

crohns 
my son was diagnosed with crohns early on this year,he is 11 in august and i am still trying to take it all in with whats going on although my son seems …

Help ? 
I've just turned 16 and not long ago i was diagnosed with Crohns :/ I was given the option of a liquid diet fed through a tube or steriods, so i chose …

crohn's disease 
My daughter has just been told she has Crohns, she is coming for christmas what can i give her to eat and what can't she have

my daughters chrones desease 
my daughter is 36 chrones for ten years. its active again on steriods starting ten daily... weekly decreases now 4 daily should she take the steriods …

Soldier 
Had Crohns since 1996, been in the British Army since 1989. To my knowledge no-one in my family has it. I am based in Germany and after a flare up the …

returning symptoms 5 months post op? 
i have had crohns for about 13 years now and just had a resection in may on the illium part and some small and large bowel taken away, but recently have …

Help...looking for alternative medicines 
Hello everyone. I have had Crohn's since 1995, then went into remission for 6yrs and then flared-up for the last 9yrs. I have had one surgery in 1995, …

Imodium 
Should a person be taking 6 Imodium four times a day. Then take 3 or 4 more if still running to the bathroom?

what do people with Crohn's take for pain during flare ups? 
I have been on Remicade for about a year now, every 8 weeks I go for treatment. Which has been amazing, except by the 7 week I start not feeling well, …

Life without doctors 
have had crohns since i was 11 (now 21). Until i was 15 i spent my life in hospital being given false promises by doctors who in reality do not actually …

Pregnant with crohn's desease ( help ) 
My wife has crohn's's disease and she is 6 weeks pregnant. She has now come off all her pain meds as adviced by her doctor but she is trotting to the toilet …

TRUCKER 
GETTING READY FOR RESECTION TRYING TO PREPARE.DONT KNOW WHAT IM GETTING MYSELF INTO. MEDS NOT WORKING PAIN BECOMING WORSE. DONT KNOW ANYONE ELSE WITH CROHNS …

Crohn's and best age to get pregnant 
I have had Crohn's for 11 years. I have been in remission with the aid of Imuran and cannabis for the past 9 since a surgery in 2001, with only one flair …

Friends Disease 
My friend has Crohn's disease and she is only 12 years old. She is constantly in pain and I am in another country and continent than her after moving away …

General help 
Hi, My girl friend has Crohns. She was diagnosed about two years ago. She doesnt show the classic symptoms of crohns though in the sense that she rarely …

loving daughter who cares 
Hello to all, I am a 31 year-old female and grew up in a household where my mom has crohn's disease. She was diagnosed IN 1979 after I was born. Experiencing …

Crohns Disease Family Planning 
My boyfriend has crohns disease ad has developed a fear of one day starting a family in fear of passing it down. What are the chances of our baby contracting …

Valium for Crohn's disease 
I have had part of instenine removed (3 years ago) and the Crohn's has come back. A woman at work has Crohn's as well and her doc has given her Valium, …

I'm 17 and tired of all these problems please help!!!! 
I'm living with this dieseas and tired of all the pain. I've also developed absseses. I need advice :(.

Crohn's & Drinking 
My Partner was diagnosed with Crohn's disease over 4 years ago now. No one in his family has any history of Crohn's. Originally the doctor thought it …

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Teenagers with Crohns forum 
My daughter 16 years old diagnosed with Crohns October 2009. Surgery (ileal bowel resection January 2010.) I think we should form a forum just for teens …

Long life decision 
My fiance just had an ileostomy about a month ago after 25 years of coping with Crohn's. We were told by the surgeon that the procedure would be reversed …

Crohn's Disease 
My name is Bobbie. I was just diagnoised with crohn's disease. My doctor said that I have had it for many years. I have had trouble with my bowels since …

afraid to back to the hospital 
I was Dx'd with CD when I was 40 (5 yrs ago) though I've had it since 25 years old. Since surgery I've always gone to the bathroom everyday, several times …

possible crohn's..need advice. 
Hi, I am just curious about the disease. I have been in severe abdominal pain for 8 years now. Just last Thursday I had a colonscopy which showed an ulcerated …

Fistulas 
I have had Fistulas for about a year. I had them drained but they never seem to stop draining. Are they supposed to heel up or is this an ongoing thing? …

crohns and my period.. this ones for the ladies gentlemen 
ive been diagnosed with crohns for a year now and this month i missed my period. ive had my menstrual cycle for 9 years now and have never once missed …

Relief or remission from Crohns 
Can anyone on this site post a positive message to us, on how we may get relief, or remission.? It would be so possible to get a handle of this meserable …

node pain 
Has anyone experienced lymph node pain in the neck, and in the back of the head and neck, and around the collar bone? In addtion sore aching muscles. Ive …

sleeping alot with crohns??? 
My 19 year old daughter has crohns and she is tired alot and is very hard to wake up when she is having a flair up of her crohns is this normal

shaky hands....?? 
DOES ANYONE EXPERIENCE SHAKINESS? I'M ON PREDNISONE AND HUMIRA...IS THIS A SIDE AFFECT OF PREDNISONE? ALSO, ONCE OFF PREDNISONE, HOW SOON WILL THE SIDE …

Crohn's 
I have had chron's for 30years. Been in and out of hospitals with blockages. Had surgery 5 years ago and now its back again. Nothin else seemed to help …

Not fun 
For a while I had stomach pains and I would just tell myself it was something I ate or ignore it the best I could. This went on for a couple of months. …

A little advice 
I was diagnosed 2 years ago. I'm 20 going on 21 years old and I have to say that thankfully I have been able to control my Chron's quite well! In the begging …

an affirmation 
My Crohns has come back and i was thoroughly pissed off about it, at the time I was developing some video workshops for kids around the idea of self esteem. …

Is it coming back? 
I was diagnosed with Crohns about 12 years ago. In the first 6 months I had two severe flare ups, which resulted being in hospital for over a week each …

Crohn's Disease 
How long did you have symptoms before you were diagnosed?

Major flare up... 
Ok I am now into day 4 of my major flare up! I am weak and dehydrated. Any suggestions?

crohns disease for 25 years 
have crohns for 25 years have a colostomy resently am suffering cronic fatigue and joint pains am wpndering has this any connection to my condition

PLEASE READ IF U HAVE CROHN'S.IT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE.THERE IS LIFE WITH CROHN'S,IT DESTROYED MINE AT FIRST,BUT METHADONE SAVED ME 
I had since i was 17,it's been a long battle.but there is life after it.i been through it all,The sicknss.the cramps.the diarrhea.And the operations.and …

Blockage with a stoma 
Has anyone with an ileostomy had trouble with output being too thick causing blockage and gas building up? Is it just a case of liquid diet until it thins …

Help Boyfriend with Crohns disease 
My boyfriend has crohn's disease , and i want to know if there is anything i can do to help him out with it

What to do? Three miserable years! 
Hi, my name is Tim and I have suffered from chrom for the past three years. I was told that I had an irregular bowl duct, and this was the reason for …

tooth loss 
Does Medicaide cover total tooth extraction and dentures for Crohn's patients?

irritability and crohns 
My partner has suffered from this disease for many years and has a resection. He had a recent colonoscopy and seems ok in that department. He does suffer …

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curious 
if i have crohns and constant constipation does that mean i am having constant flare ups?

New Crohn's 
Hello, I am 23 years old and have recently been diagnosed with Crohns. I have had a rough winter and in the end they are telling me that its Crohn.s …

My story 
Hi, Sorry to bore everyone with another story but i feel like i need to talk about it as i have never even heard of someone else with the same thing …

gas problems with chrones 
I have been dealing with chrones now for three years. I take my Pentasa faithfuly and still have many flare ups a week. I have noticed that in the last …

Trying to work with crohn's 
How do I go to work w/ this disease.I had a very understanding boss while I was having my many flare ups she was understanding about all the trips to the …

HOW LONG 
How long does it takes when u are trying to get pregnant, to actually get pregnant??

My Sister with crohns, needs encouragement 
Hi, My sister has chronic crohns, has had it for 8 years. In the rectum mainly. Was travelling alright for about 18 months but then the last 6 months …

Green for Life by Victoria Boutenko 
Hi! I have had Crohn's disease for the past thirty years. Even after two operations and constant medication, symptoms still persisted. For the past …

baby 
i was just wondering one day i do want to have a baby, so would i be able to, the crohns, would it affect the baby, and would my baby be healthy. Crohns …

Elevated Crohn's Markers 
About 5 months ago I was told that markers in my blood were elevated for either Crohn's or UC. My mother has Crohn's and I initially visited the doctor …

Sudden painful flare ups  
My 19 year old son was diagnosed with Crohn's this past January. He had been on prednisone and was gradually taken off of it as of 2 days ago. He has …

I am so thankful for this web site! 
I am being tested for Crohn's Disease. It started back in July of 2009, out of the blue I got really sick. I started having extream stomach pain that …

working & crohn's 
Does anyone know if I can work in a food environment if I have crohn's?

Want to help find the cure? 
Hey guys. Let me introduce myself real quick. My name is Veronica and I was diagnosed with Crohns in the summer of 2008. It's been a very difficult …

Confused 
I had a blood test a few weeks ago and I tested positive for Crohns and IBS. I just had an endoscopy and colonoscopy this past Friday and the anesthesiologist …

Chron's? Advise please. 
Hello, I am twenty six and have just been told I have Chron's. I am feeling very stressed, confused and quite frankly worried after reading some of the …

My story 
Hi all, Im 23 years old and was diagnoised with Crohns at the age of 17 after first suffering with a stomach ulcer and then a month after getting told …

modulen 
Hi my fiancee has been put on a modulen diet for 28days, she has only been taking it for a day so far, and has been having difficulty swallowing it due …

medicines 
i started remicade last may in 2009 and now im having bad sympotms again, im afraid that remicade was the last think to work for me. what are other options …

right rib disconfort 
I have had crohn`s disease for about 10yrs & now experiencing dicomfort under right rib cage w/ nausea & triedness. Any help?

why isnt chrohns reconized,and lets get it reconized by whoever  
hello i am mr simon roden,i have been suffering with chrohns,for around 16 years now,i have lots to say,but firstly can anyone tell me why it hasnt been …

Sore Legs 
Anyone out there with Crohns,COPD and experiencing problems with sore and swollen legs?

constipation 
constipation and crohn's what can you take besides a stick of dynamite.

A little about me and "my Crohn's"  
I noticed this website while surfing the web by accident. I found myself reading many of the stories here and can't help but be amazed at how many people …

Crohn's versus stomach bug 
How can you tell if you have crohn's or a stomach bug?

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Crohn's Disease and Entocort EC 
My Crohn's has been inactive for years and I have just had a minor flare up. The doctor has put me on 9 mg Entocort EC daily and I am having gastrointestional …

Stress and crohns 
Hi I have a relative who is living in a stressful environment at home. He has severe crohns disease. Does stress play a big part in triggering …

colonoscopy good or bad??? 
hi everyone i am 20 years old and have had crohns for 4 years , i had one major flare up when i was diagnosed with it and then for 2 years i was fine …

does crohns affect your sex life? 
hi i have had crohns for the last 4 years and was wondering (aimed at the males here) does it affect your sex life? i remember seeing a leaflet back in …

Straight for Crohns? 
Hi, just thinking about my health and have decided that I might as well give myself the label of being straight edge as I already vowed to myself that …

Does Crohn's always cause diarrhea 
i am having test done for Crohn's. I have a high sed rate, fever, weight loss, tired, stomach pain. The Doctor thinks I may have crohn's but i never have …

crohns after giving birth 
can crohns disease get worse after giving birth and why

Trapped 
Sometimes I feel so trapped at work. So many days out of the month I don't feel well and I find it hard to focus on tasks that I have no interest in. I …

Dental Health with Crohn's Disease 
My daughter has Crohn's and has lost a number of teeth. It seems infection sets up or a tooth breaks off and the end result is extraction. Is this related …

working is a pain... 
hey, i have had crohn's for about 6 years... but have never really gotten rid of the stomach pains and now joint pains... i have been on remicade for more …

7 month old baby with chrons 
can a 7 month old baby have chrons disease and if so what are the symptoms

Pentasa for mainatenance???? 
How effective is pentasa for crohns and how has it helped you, please share!

how long can a flair up last for? i have been in bad pain for 5mnths now on all different tyes of meds  
how long can a flair up last for? i have been in bad pain for 5mnths now on all different tyes of meds i have been in and out ofhospitals when i come …

Off And On Pains 
For the past 3-4 days, I've have off an on stomach pains around and under my belly button. I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease 5 years ago and haven't …

Crohn's Disease - Recently Diagnosed 
I have recently been diagnosed with crohns disease, after years of being told I had irritable bowel syndrome. I sm on medication (mesalazine/pentasa sachets) …

need help finding help 
I have been living with Crohn's disease for a very long time, but never had the money for check ups or even medicine. I live in Charleston SC and am …

My experience with crohn's disease 
Hi my name is Annabel and I am 20 years old and in year 2004 I was diagnosed with crohn's disease and I lost alot of weight and I was eating at all and …

crohns 
hi, i like to know if fish oil and also clay is beneficial for people suffering from crohn's disease

Chronic Pain 
Hi all! I just stumbled onto this site while I was looking at Chrohn's info. I am at home today because of abdominal pain and absolute exhaustion. …

crohns questions needing answers 
My friend was diagnosed with crohns about 6 months ago. they found it in the worst stage. the took out 3 feet of her intestines hoping to fix it as much …

ER visit for Crohn's 
I was just rushed through thr ER for my Crohn's falre-up and then just sent home and told to followup with my GI doc.

crohns diseasr 
i have crohns disease and 7 months ago i had an operation 2 remove my small bowel! all went well. wud i b able to get pregnant now?

stress 
I have been stressing out for the past few months. I notice that everytime stress gets to me i start getting flare up. could stress be a cause of my …

Crohn's Diseas 
Hi there, my name is Stipa and I have recently been diagnosed with CD. I was wondering if anyone has a certain food diet that's helping with Crohn's Disease? …

Crohns disease and psycological stress.  
I am a step father for a little girl aged 4 that this year got the diagnose Mb Crohn, Crohns disease. She have been in and out of the hospital all year …

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Girlfriend with Crohn's 
My girlfriend was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease about two months ago. She has also started Remocade treatment. I am very concerned for her and her well …

Crohn's and Pregnancy 
I am 49 years old and have had crohn's all of my life and gave birth to 4 healthy children and with each pregnancy I went into remission...it appears that …

can any one offer help 
This is a long story, please take the time to read. our 4 year old daughter has been recently diagnosed with crohns. she was constipated for awhile and …

sickness 
My son has had what i think is an attack from his crohns he has been being sick for 8 hours at least and their is nothing more to come out of him has this …

Entecort for Crohn's Disease 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's roughly 2 years ago. Rather than start a medication regiment, I chose a more holistic approach. I embraced a gluten free …

azasan/immuran joint pain 
I am 31 years old. I have had Chron's for at least 6 years, but only diagnosed 6 months ago! Never had any joint pain until Azasan/Immuran. Dr thinks it's …

quitting from Modulen ibd 
What would be the correct way to gradually stop using Modulen ibd?

ILEOSTOMY  
I HAVE CROHNS AND HAVE A ILEOSTOMY. THIS IS NEW TO ME. I FEEL LIKE IT STINKS OFTEN. WHAT CAN I DO FOR THIS?

Pregnancy - Natural birth or C-Section 
Hi There, I'd love to hear from any women that have Crohns disease and have managed to have a family. I'm 35yo and currently 6 months pregnant ( finally) …

diabetes 
what is the correlatin between Crohn's and diabetes type 2?

PREGNANCY AND BIRTH 
I have crohn's disease. Diagnosed 15 years ago. Currently 34 weeks pregnant and have been in remission for just over a year, there fore caught while healthy. …

clams 
do clams make anyone cramp up?

is this crohns disease 
my daughter has had bouts of sickness since she was 9 years old,she is 24 now.she will do fine for a while then she will get constipated,get kidney infection …

Cimzia 
My doctor wants to start me on Cimzia. Has anyone had any good results on Cimzia?

2nd bowel resection with my Crohn's, Why don't my MD's listen to me? 
My life with Crohn's Disease: A note from a tired,frightened,exasperated,and frustrated patient, Mom, Grandma, Wife, Daughter and Nurse. So here goes! …

constant flair ups 
hi i recently have started having more and more flair ups,and keep getting infections and blockages, doctors just keep throwing more and more medication …

Crohns and getting the flu 
Before Crohns, if I got the flu, two days and I was back at work. Now if I get a virus...it's 4 days lucky if I'm back at work. I should mention that …

Cure Crohn's through de-stressing. 
Hi, I recently weened my way off of mercaptopurine, a medication for Crohn's disease, after 10 years of being on it, and am doing well. I'm here to offer …

Crohn's Disease... or any other disease? 
Hi At that moment, I don't have the clear diagnose and the treatment is not giving any real results. I need your advise ....people, what i have to …

Having a hard time 
HI , i was diagnosed with crohns 2 years ago when i had a severe abscess somewhere in there, 3 spots with legions and had to have surgery . After being …

entocort 
Any comments on Entocort vs. Pentasa?

would you put up with 4 fisstula and a vaginal (yuk) or would you get a bag???? 
Fistulas are sometimes a topic not talked about.. lve had crohns since 16 now 47 (next week) l thank God lve stayed away from a knife but the 1st fistula …

naet 
has anyone had success with NAET and crohns?

dental caries and crohns disease 
how does crohns disease put a high risk in dental caries?

are the symptoms allways the same with crohn's? 
My son is 15. 9 weeks ago, he became very unwell whilst climbing a mountian, and had to 'go' there and then. A bout of loose bowels and stomach cramps …

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treatment 
I was digonsed with crohn's disease since 4 years I took medicine for six months then I recovery but now came back again with sever fever so what to now …

Crohn's Disease Herbs 
Hi I was diagnosed with mild crohn,s disease two years ago,I have tried many doctors medications but the side effects are too strong so I had to stop.I …

need to get second opinion urgentlypost op have developed fisculars 
my niece has had an operation for her crones treatment keeps changing she has now got two fisular,s and in pain we need to be able to get the name of a …

Is Immune 26 a scam to help for crohn's???  
I read a post by a guy named Dave yesturday telling his whole story about Crohn's and after taking Immune 26 he is back to a normal life. I actually asked …

My story 
Hi, I'm posting my story on Crohn's forums. Frankly, I feel compelled to get word out about what's helped me with this disease. I was diagnosed with …

How I beat Crohn's Disease 
Its my understanding that there's no one diet that's right for each individual, has anyone ever taken into account the foods they put into their are creating …

Coping when it gets too much 
Hi, I was diagnosed with Crohn's about 2 and a half years ago. Just lately I feel like I have been sick all the time and haven't felt well for more …

Do i have Crohn's? 
i went into the hospital because i had not gone the bathroom in 5 days. the doctor told me it was illeitus and proceded to do a colonoscopy. he said it …

naet  
Has anyone ever tried Naet,i'm considering it.

Sprite for CD.. Its a must to help when in agony.. no joke. 
Anybody out there that had to have a c section, instead of natural birth? And if so was it due to CD?

Medication for Crohns Disease 
Will there ever be a time when we never have to take any meds without resorting to surgery?

azatrioprine treatment for chron's 
hi, my 19 year old dauighter was recently diagnosed with crohn's and it is very severe, she has had 4 perianal abcess and has been told that without this …

has anyone had a complete colectomy with ileostomy for untreatable CD? 
has anyone had a complete colectomy with ileostomy for untreatable CD? I have been on every medication avialable in the US and I have two abcesses, …

Crohn's and Severe Constipation 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's 2 years ago. I had the normal Crohn's symptoms...as in going to the bathroom a million times a day! Thankfully, I had almost …

is crohns contagious 
is it contagious

crohns patient without relief 
im a crohns patient that was diagnosed over five yrs ago and have already had to go thru one small bowel resection which has made things worse for me. …

Swine flu 
Is there any word out there about extra risks for Crohn's people who are taking immuno-suppressors such as Remicade? If one has had a flu shot, should …

normal life with crohns 
i am 16 and just recently found that i have chrones disease how difficult is it to deal with and have a normal life

First Really Major Episode of Crohn's 
I've had Crohn's for more than 20 years, but always managed to keep it under control. No sudden urges to run to the men's room. No dramatic weight loss. …

minerals for crohns 
has anyone seen that american site for minerals that claim to cure crohn's? Costs about 200dollars but to get rid of it would be priceless.just wondered …

joint pain 
i've been taken remicade for about 4 years and its worked great.but latley i have been having real bad joint pain when it is time for my treatment.why?my …

i have crohn disease 
i have crohn disease im on medication. i want to get pregnant would this efect my illniss when im pregnant.

9 year old gifted with crohns 
My nine year old son has been identified as gifted. He also has crohn's disease. He has been offered the opportunity to attend a self contained gifted …

How do I help friend with Chrons?  
I have a friend who was recently diagnosed with Chron's. She hasn't been able to work for a couple of months and has stopped calling people back when …

sedacrohn supplement for crohns 
Hi my name is carol and my daughter has recently been diagnosed with Crohns. My nephew also has the disease. Has anyone tried the above supplement, and …

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In need of help.... 
Hello I am 30 and I have been having pain since I was 13. But within the past 3 years it has gotten to be unbearable. I am on my second doctor and …

13 Year old son 
My son has been going through hell since last August. The pain was excrutiating, he ended up being anemic when I finally took him to the doctor. She …

Emergency surgery found crohn's in my sister 
My sister had IBS symptoms for years and had a colonoscopy 5 years ago with the diagnosis being IBS again. She had emergency surgery Friday the 27th of …

Chron's Disease 
I am a 23 year old female. Was diagnosed with Chron's disease about 4 years ago after suffering for 2! The doctors thought i was not telling the truth. …

chrones disease 
Iam a 38 yr old women who was diagnoised with colitis 20 yrs ago.having some problems with my skin around the vagina area which has my doctor suspicious …

Why Does it Hurt 
Why does my stomach bloat and swell everytime I eat? It does not matter what I eat, it still swells and I have intestinal gas.I have took over the counter …

Blister and bruising on arm... 
My partner has suffered from crohn's disease for twenty three years. He is in constant pain and discomfort and when he gets stressed out and very busy …

I NEED A LIFSAVER  
hi i hope someone can help me , My wife has all her large bowell removed ten years ago .Two years ago she had an operation and had part of her small bowell …

my life with crohn's 
my name is nancy vollmer i had crohns since sept 2001. i have had my up and down days. every now and then i have a flare up. i have to watch what …

Sinus tract and TPN  
I was wanting to talk with anyone who has experienced TPN (total patient nutrition). My husband has been on this for 2 weeks due to a sinus tract and …

A new different approach to Crohns disease for me 
I have suffered with Crohns disease for over 40 years, thought i had tried everything, but am discovering now by changing the way I eat my food is giving …

Worried 
My daughter has been having pain in her abdomen for about 3 years now. When she first started having problems she was 12. She hurt so bad that she could …

Small Bowel Resectioning 
Having a small bowel resection done and wondering if anyone can tell me roughly what to expect in regards to length of hospital stay, recovery, etc.... …

Panick attack 
Hello My name is Vanessa, I am 28 years old and I have the Crohn Disease since I am 17. I take Remicade (last week was the 6th time). Right away after …

Surgery? 
Hello, Well my husband has had chron's disease since he was the age of 8, that makes it 12 years of Chron's. He has like a bridge connecting from his …

HEY GUYS!! 
Hi I have Chrons for the last year - I completely lost 2008.... Mostly spent in the toilet... I've been on Prednisilone which is brilliant - short …

Dealing with crohn's disease and a possible solution. 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's back in 1993. At that time it was very severe and as has been mentioned here, Stress plays a detrimental role for any crohn's …

Dry skin with chrohn's disease 
I was diagnose with crohns disease a year ago.I have never experience dry skin before ,but now my skin is so dry it feels like aligator skin all over my …

Crohns disease for over 40 years 
I have suffered with this dreaded condition for so long, and I thought I had tried everything to help heal it, but nothing has worked so far. I have …

Night Sweats and Crohns 
My husband has had CD for 12 years. He is having a time with flare ups in past several months. He is experiencing night sweats as well. Some nights it …

crohns and low magnesium 
i am wanting some information regarding my low magnesium i have had crohns diagnosed for ten years and for the past 8months i have had to have magnesium …

a great day 
i woke up feeling pretty good and thought it was a good idea to share that to all of you,enjoy the day.

Is this a symptom of crohn's? 
Is uncontrolable gas a symptom of Crohn's Disease? I have a co-worker that suffers from Crohn's Disease. He said that he is unable to control when …

Flare Up 
My son was diagnosed with Chrons a few weeks ago. He has been feeling very bad for 3 months. He is now on medication that is supposed to help him, but …

Bowel problems 
Hi my name is Wajid. i think im suffering from crohn disease. im always getting pain in my stomach and whenever i eat something, i go to toilet. i went …

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Need help for my husband with Chrones 
Husband diagnosed with Chrone about 12 years ago. No major flare up in 10 years. (Thank goodness) This past April 08 started feeling just awful. Finally …

needing your help 
just woke up and had my morning cry.now to get through this day i need your help.you see i have had crohns for 40 years and have accepted it because i …

short bowel disease 
anyone have this

Still new and adjusting to Crohn's... 
My name is Chelsea, and I was diagnosed with Crohn's on my 20th birthday, about 5 months ago. I've had stomach pains and off and on constipation since …

I NEED ADVICE...SUBSTITUTE FOR PENTASA 
I AM 23 YRS OLD AND HAVE HAD CROHNS SINCE I WAS 17. I HAS SMALL BOWEL SURGERY IN MAY OF 2007. THEN I HAD A BABY IN JUNE OF 2008. IT SEEMED I WAS MUCH HEALTHIER …

marijuana and chrons disease 
hi i was wondering if anybody '''knows anybody''' who has used cannabis for medicinal purposes for chron's disease, i haven't myself and have been on the …

very new at this!! 
I am 20 years old and just found out 3 months ago that i have crohn's ..i am just really confused about this whole disease i feel like it is taking over …

My new book  
Hi im Melanie, I've had crohns now 14 years been through it all with 100 hospital stays, 50 operations.I'm an Australian, grew up in Canberra was under …

I dont know what I have 
I need some help here....I dont know what I have going on here. But it seems like everytime you turn around I am sick to my stomach with strong pains and …

crohn's and the future 
Hi everyone, my name is Charles. I have been diagnoesed with crohns 6 years ago. I am now 25. I have had severe surgeries. Everyday I get stomach aches, …

Please Help Regarding Entocort Ec 
I know I asked about this over a month ago but Here I am again. Can someone please help! Hello, I have lost so much weight and can't really eat anything …

Teenager with Crohns 
Hey Im glade i found this site! I need help with getting along with chrons! I was diagnosed when I was 15 and Im 19 now. I was wondering if there is anyone …

waiting for my results...is it Crohn's? 
Hi there, my name is Belle,i am 24 years old, for the past 3 years or so, i have had alot of tests,test after test after test... the only answers i got …

all bad? and infleximab? 
Hi, I’m 21 and was diagnosed with crohns only about 2 weeks ago.. i am on prednisolone and have had 1 infusion of infleximab and i am due for my second …

Could this be Crohn's?  
I started two weeks ago with pain right under my breastbone and nausea. I then had 2 really bad upset stomachs...not diahrrea but not constpiation---like …

fever and crohns 
i was wondering if any of you guys have a fever after you eat, during your flareups.

Iron and Potassium Deficiency 
Hello, I was diagnosed with Crohn's about 6 months ago. My GP just told me that I have anemia and a potassium deficiency. She put me on a potassium …

Has Anyone Ever Taken Entocort EC?? I'm Scared 
Hello, I have wrote on here before when I was first diagnosed in November 2007. The GI doctor I have been seeing was horrible and my primary care doctor …

bowel resection crohn's disease 
Had bowel resection 4 weeks ago (22" removed). Recovered well, back to work last Thursday. Started experiencing pain between my rib cage - upper abdomen …

"Our Chron's World - We are not alone- We walk in the same shoes" 
Just read some of your postings. Somedays it is very hard to see the small light at the end of the tunnel. Right now I feel like crap and decided to vist …

Colloidal silver, Robert's Formula, Virgin Organic Coconut oil. 
All the above mentioned help me to go into remission. My last attack was due to taking Ibuprofen for pain,on an operated foot. I stopped taking them. …

Bizarre Crohn's 
Hi, Does anyone out there have Crohn's which never technically flares up? I was diagnosed with Crohn's 6 years ago when my appendix burst (as a result …

Is This Crohns? Please help 
I have not had any problems in about 2 years. But I lost my insurance in July and can't afford my medication or go to the doctor. So I have been getting …

recovery from a resection?.. 
i am going for a resection due to a narrowing in my colon cause by my chrons.. can anyone please tell me how long b4 i be up and running, back to normal …

Thank you  
Thanks to your web site forum on crohn's disease, my son does not feel he is the only one dealing with chron's and it has also helped us as a family …

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Crohns Disease - Help 
I was recently diagnosed with Crohns and I need to know as much as I can about it. I have so much pain with the meds I was given. Any help would be greatly …

Lethargy and Crohn's 
GGGrrrrrr. Anyone have ideas. I'm tired of getting bursts of sleepiness so bad that I can't fight it,especially when driving and at funerals etc, etc. …

Crohn's Disease 
My 25 year old daughter has been diagnosed in the past week with CD. Her symptoms are right side pain that at times is extreme along with constipation. …

Homeopathy treatment for Crohns? 
My brother was recently diagnosed with Crohn's Disease and he is scheduled for surgery in the next two weeks. He is barely coping and we are finding ways …

Crohns Disease and Depression 
Does anyone suffer from depression? If so, what kinds of anti-depressants work for you. I've tried a few and just end up feeling very ill.

Do I have to be on meds with few Crohn's symptoms 
I was just diagnosed with Crohn's and have none to very little symptoms--Do I have to be on meds?

chrons medication side effects 
a relative of mine who has crohn's disease has been taking prednisone for over 30 years...his bones are brittle his face puffy his mood swings dramatic …

Hope 
i would like to thank people for sharing there stories with us and giving me some hope. I am trying to feel positive and i learned that if you have good …

absesses in the abdominal wall with bladder connection 
after 8 years and never having surgery i got food poisoning that flared up my crohns i waited a month before the pressure in my lower abdomen was so great …

getting a flare up under control  
I was diagnosed 7 years ago. The longest medicated clear stretch is about 8 months for me. I am 33, on imuran for the second time since sep last year, …

please help me  
a woman i love very much has crohns ...shes moody and vey emotionally unstable. does crohns affect you phycologically? shes very negitive and dosent dsee …

Reaction to Medications 
I was diagnosed 5yrs ago and am on Pentasa since then, my question is, I am having extremely bad pain in my gums and teeth, I wen to the dentist, she said …

Obstruction Flare Ups 
I hear many people talk about flare ups being horrible diarrhea. I haven't had that. I get obstructed. Is this considered a flare up? Do many people …

not feeling well 
i'm a 27 yr old and pregnant with my 3rd child. I recently went to the hospital for severe cramping because i thought there was something wrong with the …

thinning of the ileum 
I have just been diagnosed with chrons, they say that the lining in my ileum is very thin, what does this mean. I live in rural Il. and I have haad a terrrible …

Can I be DX with Crohns at the age of 38? 
Hi, I am a 38 yr old woman that has just started having symptoms that sound like it may be crohns disease. My 12 year old son was DX about 5yrs ago but …

cannibas and crohn's 
I have heard cannibas helps with crohn's. Is this true?

Is it selfish to want to stay home and take care of myself?? 
Hello, my name is Andrea. I am 27, and I was recently diagnosed with Crohn's - although I have had the symptoms for 8 years! For the last 2 years I …

Dr. Thomas Barody 
My husband sees this guru doctor at The centre For Digestive Diseases at Five Dock. If you do nothing else make an appointment to see him and get started …

Best Docs for Crohn's in Dallas 
Please recommend the best docs as we are new to Dallas area.

My Crohns Disease 
I am a 21 year old male and i have had crohns disease since i was eight i have had to drop out of school many times because they were not able to accomidate …

crohns and joint and muscle pain 
does anybody get joint and muscle pain with a crohns flare up?

towards the end 
I did'nt realize that my sister was dying. She was leaking fluid through her skin. Her body was so swollen all over and she was just so sick.

Stretching a bowel narrowing 
Hi I've had Crohns for 30 years for the last 4-5 years i've had a narrowing there is crohns present in this narrowing. Yesterday I went for yet another …

Coping with the pain. 
I am 47 years old and have had my second colonoscopy in 18 months. I have three ulcers and have mild chron's. I am in the middle of a flare up, or what …

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Mercaptopurine 
My doctor wants me to take Mercaptopurine 3 for a recent flare up of Crohn's. I have taken Azathioprine 15 years ago and was taken off due to flu-like …

Is there any type of added coverage out there in case I become disabled? 
Hi- after recently being diagnosed with Crohn's Disease, I am trying to get my duck's in a row... I am a teacher and have Short & Long Term Disability …

Have crohns for about 6 months 
ive had crohns for six months and only had it twice and that was after drinking i think its how ill you are

Crohn's Disease for 35 years 
I was diagnosed with Chrohn's when I was 15 years old (I'm now 50) and for the first 5 years went through the whole gamut of hospitalization, fissures, …

Could it be..... 
I am a 27 yr old female with a horrible history of constant diarrhea and abdominal pain. I was recently diagnosed with a peptic ulcer. Now I am severly …

social support network 
Hello, I am just writing to you to say how much I enjoy the vibrancy of this forum. I am a Community Support Officer at WeAre.Us, a collection of social …

flair up after 15 years. Uhgggg! 
My name is Tony. I'm a 49 year old male from Indiana. I have recently experienced a flair up after many years of remission. I am terrified to go back to …

Any suggestions - Too weak to cook 
I feel too weak to cook but can’t afford to order out every night. What do you suggest?

Alternative Treatments 
It's scary to seek alternative treatments. Many western doctors give them thumbs down, but I've seen them help my friend who has suffered with severe …

New Chron's patient wants feedback, PLEASE! 
I have just been diagnosed with Chron's. I have gone two years being sick and no one could find anything wrong. I have had stomach issues my whole life …

Modulen IBD 
Hello my little girl who is six years old has been on modulen IBD for 3 years and it really does help.Sophie had been ill since the age of 3 yrs. We havent …

do i have Crohn's Disease? 
i am a 37 year old woman and i have been suffering with severe pain in my lower right abdomen for years, i can have no pain for several weeks then it will …

Crohn's Disease and you 
Hi my name is Chad, I normally never took part in anything that dealt with Crohn's, until now. I have always disregarded my disease and lived …

dairy free for crohns 
Hi, my son tarran who is 12, was told he had crohns 1 1/2 years.He is on his second course of steriods has also done 9 weeks modulem feed,has been on 3000mg …

crohn's disease? 
I have been treated for crohn's for 6 years, The Dr. with new insurance seems to think I was misdiagnosed I have all signs and symptoms. Is there any …

Support for Alternative Treatment to Chron's 
My 22 year old daughter has suffered with Chron's for 6 years. Medical doctors are now recommending surgery. She has opted to treat with our Chiropractor …

Crohns Disease - Response to Carole 
I'm responding to Carole who seemed to suffer the same indignities that I have. I spent about three years telling my doctor about my fatigue, my stomach …

motival for crohns 
"motival"for crohns. After reading through the stories of how we all live with Crohns i have yet to read if anyone else has been prescribed Motival(tablets). …

why does crohn's build up so fast? 
why does this diease build up i your body so fast? my mom died of crohn's diease

Chrons disease 
Hi, Can someone help me, i need to find out if crohns is registered as a disability as i'm applying for a job in the police force and need to know if it …

Help Please. 
To all, My very Health conscious son age just 22 went for an appendix operation on june 30th 2008,but in addition was diagnosed with Chron's Diseaes. …

I've been suffering for ages and now I know it can only be Crohns 
It all started six years back or more when from being a gym obsessive and hyperactive person who only slept 4-6 hours a night I now take naps in the afternoon …

gotten worst after 10 years? 
has anyone had crohn for 10 years or more and has gotten worst all the sudden? like having being diagnosed with mild crohns and gotten fistulas or worst …

Prednisone 
I also have not had Humera but from what ive heard its not a great drug, steroids may have side effects but at the same time they are worth all of weight …

hot weather and crohns! 
can extreme heat affect crohn's? ever since i moved to 29 palms CA (the desert) i have been in severe pain...even after my remicade and no one believes …

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Painless spasms in abdominal area 
I was diagnosed with Crohns disease in November 2007. I am currently taking Lialda and Entocort. I have noticed in the past several months that I get …

sexually active with crohns 
my boyfriend just found out last year he has crohns. weve been together for almost 2 years and weve been talking about getting sexually active. i really …

pediatric crohn's disease 
Does anyone have a two year old with crohn's disease?

weather & crohns 
can hot weather affect your crohns?

side effects from colonoscopy 
I had a colonoscopy 3 weeks ago and have had pain and bloating and cramps since. I have had crohns since 1994 and have had 3 colonoscopies. I had to …

How long do the medications normally take to work? 
Hi i've been prescribed prednisolone 6 tabs a day and pentasa 2 tabs twice a day. I know it depends on lots of different things but i was wondering how …

feeling full 
Hi, my 12 year old boy has always had trouble with th toilet from severe constipation to more recently severe diarrhoea, he says he feels full after 2 …

recto vaginal fistula 
My question is regarding Recto vaginal fistulas. Lately I have had what I would describe as air bubbles coming out. When you have a RVF does gas come …

Very New to this 
Hi, I am a 27 year old female who has had what I call "bathroom" problems for years. Finally my stomache started swelling and people started asking when …

Chrons and inflamed feet 
Hello I am 29 and have Chrons for 11 years i had a flare up in Dec07 and at the same time my joints on my toes became red and inflamed, so much that …

Work benefits for Crohn's? 
Can you claim any benefits for crohns disease while you are at work

HELP!!! I have a rectovaginal fistula  
HELP!!! I have a rectovaginal fistula i am currently recieving infliximab treatment for my crohn's as i have a rectovaginal fistula!! has anyone else …

Can't Swallow Pills.....any other method to help crohns? 
Hello, I have crohns disease and have had it for 3 years. I have had to medical insurance in that 3 years so have had no medication or anything done about …

Crohns and gastric bypass 
I had a gastric bypass in 2001 and have had nothing but complications and endless abdominal pain so debilitating I cannot even work and most days I cannot …

Help 
my doc called me yesterday and told me i have crohns

SEDACROHN 
hi to all, ive just been reading about sedacrohn on the medication part of this site.i was wondering if anyone has tried this who have had an illeostomy.it …

DESPERATE FOR ANSWERS!!! 
Hi everyone, I'm 21 years old, female and i have been suffering from many of the symptoms associated with Chron's for around 5 years now. I am booked …

Crohns and bladder problems 
I can find very little about UTI symptoms and crohns. I get up 4 or 5 times a night, mornings are the worst time of day. All UTI symptoms but no infection …

infliximab 
Is there any one in Australia who has had this treatment, I have had crohns for ten years diagnosed anyway! I had surgery in 2006 and have a long history …

joint pain 
hi fokes , have crohns 10 years maybe more doing well .on asacolon 3 times daily fingers crossed doing the trick.only this week got bad joint pain in all …

Remicade and Crohns Disease 
has anyone else had side effects from remicade that lasted yrs after they were taken off it ?

Gassy with crohns 
Gassy and green stools, is this a symptom that a flare up is likely?

New here 
Just wanted to say hi - rather than troll around. Dx with CD for 15 years. Active, active, active for the last 6 months. Starting testing to move to …

aloe vera 
has anyone had success with the aloe vera drink

perforated bowel and peritonitis 
Hi there I live in London. Basicly a fews years ago was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and then diverticular disease. Take asacol on predisnone from …

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Milk Thistle Therapy 
Does anyone know if there is any adverse affects to Crohns patients taking Milk thisle supplements for liver cleansing?

surgery for crohns  
My mother is suffering from crohns disease for past 4 years and her condition is worsening day by day. I would like to know if there is any surgery that …

My Story 
Hello:) x im 15 my name is hannah i was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was 10 years old although my family and I think i had the symptoms when i …

23 with crohns disease 
hi i am 23 and just found out i have got crohns i really just want to speak to someone with crohns as i just feel my life isnt going to be very good as …

new item helps crohns!!! 
my dietian recently told me about a nutritional shake by nestle called modulen ibd. it's meant for crohns patients. it is supposed to provide the right …

crohns and laxatives 
i was diagnosed with crohns/colitis in August 2007. i suffer from chronic constipation and was wondering should i be taking my movicol laxative?

A Long Year  
I writing to you from New York City it has been under a year that I've found out that I have crohn's disease, I should start by saying I've really been …

Gallbladder and Chron's 
I was recently diagnosed with Crohn's disease, about 7 months ago. From what I've read on the internet I guess I have a mild case. Only about 4 inches …

Crohn's Disease and Teeth Problems 
I am a 45 year old female who was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease at the age of 19yrs old. I have never really had very good teeth, but floss and of course …

missed work due to crohns 
my question is: anyone have crohns terrible enough to go on medical disability. every time you try to get back to "normal" activities, you get sick again? …

Crohn's disease without diarrhea 
Does anyone know if crohn's disease can be possible without diarrhea?

sigmoid colon crohns 
Can tenderness in lower left abdomen be caused by crohns?

Symptoms of Crohns 
I want to know if a person with Crohn's Disease sometimes get pus filled bumps on parts of there body like face and butt? And does it cause your stomic …

4 surgeries in 2 months 
ive had 4 bowel resection surgerys in an 8 week hospital stay ,along with phnemonia,pelvic absess ,gallstones and gallbladder removal,spinalblocks to relieve …

Baby Talk 
Can you have a baby if you have crohns disease? What is the outcome?

questions from a nursing student 
Hi--I am a nursing student writing a research paper on Crohn's, and various nursing interventions for someone diagnosed with Crohn's. What I am curious …

rectal fistula suggestions 
I have had crohns for over 30 years. I had 1 1/2 feet of bowel removed including my ilium. Since then I have had a draining fistula ,of which I …

Pregnancy and Crohn's Disease 
Is it possible to have successful pregnancy with crohn's disease?

Weather and Crohn's 
I have a question and I would like some feedback. I have had Crohn's for 10 years now. My attacks would come and go over the years. I think the longest …

Constipation from obstruction HELP! 
I need some help! I have chronic constipation, not the big dry hard painfull stuff but the never feeling empty narrow stools that only come maybe twice …

Is this crohns? 
Just what is crohn's? I have had extremely impacted bowels, twice in the past year. Do not know what causes them. A weeks dose of miralax, corectal pills, …

Help for this hellish disease 
Hi, My name is Amanda and I am 28 yrs old and have been living with Crohn's for 5 years. I was diagnosed with it right after the death of my mother …

New chrons? 
Hi i am a 33 year old male that just got diganosed with chrons, have many ? need to chat with other chrons people. my email is bruni31 -at- hotmail.com …

Crohns Disease advice & WARNING ~ BEWARE 
After a life of bowel problems, at age 39 I was finally diagnosed with Crohns disease. Two yrs of prednisone nearly killed me, I was an immobile vegetable …

have i got chrons? 
Aweek ago i thought i had ulcer symptoms as i have had numerous stomach ulcers in the past so i got my meds cimetedine and usually after 3 tabs the ulcer …

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Crohn's Disease Insurance 
WELL MY NAME IS ASHLEY I HAVE HAD CHRONS FOR ABOUT A YEAR OR 2 NOW AND IM GOING THROUGH IT. I WILLBE A SENIOR NEXT YEAR GETTIN G READY TO GO TO COLLEGE …

crohns and bone pain 
I have had crohn's for many years with one surgery and about a 130 hospital admissions. Now for the past 6 months I have encountered what was mild bone …

Crohns Disease Diet and Nutrition 
I urgently need some help. My 19-year-old son has not officially been diagnosed with Chron's yet, he has a colonoscopy scheduled for March 10/08, but …

Working out and Crohn's 
I've had Crohn's Disease for about 2 1/2 years now. I haven't really worked out since I've been diagnosed, though I did used to play sports all the time, …

METHOTREXATE 
HAS ANYONE BEEN ON THIS FOR THEIR JOINT PAIN ASSOCIATED WITH CROHNS. MY CONSULTANT WANTS ME TO GO ON THIS BUT I AM NERVOUS AS I WAS REALLY ILL ON SULPHASALAZINE, …

Aloe Vera and Crohn's disease 
I was diagnosed in February 2003 with Crohn's disease. It showed on the biopsy that the doctor took and I also undergo a Hemicolectomy, the Sigmoid colon …

Aloe Vera and Crohns Disease 
I was diagnosed in February 2003 with Crohn's disease. It showed on the biopsy that the doctor took and I also undergo a Hemicolectomy, the Sigmoid colon …

GallBladder  
I have read on different people that have had to have their gallbladder removed after being dignoised with Crohn's disease. Is there any truth to this …

In need of a little help 
Hey everyone. My name is Hannah Mayberry and I'm a senior in high school. We are currently writing a research paper, called an I-Search. Part of the required …

14 years with chrons disease 
I've suffered with chron's for 14 years from the age of 16.I've lost countless jobs and my self esteem plummeted.The first 7 years i was on and off prednisone …

Possible Crohn's ?? 
I am a 37 year old female, over weight, and not in the best of shape, and do not consume the best of diets. I have been under an extreme amount of stress …

Is crohn's disease a disability? 
Is crohn's disease seen as a disability?

NEW to Crohn's 
Hi all, I’d like to share my story and I hope maybe someone can help me understand. I’ve been suffering with diarrhea since what seems like forever …

Any tips on travelling when you have a flare up? 
I have crohn's for over 5 years, this week has been really bad, I'm going on a long business trip and am distraught at the thought of having urgent need …

Advice please - husband with Chron's 
Hi My husband was diagnosed with Chron's disease over a year and a half ago. He had symptoms for a few years before but things really started to get …

caffeine pills good or bad? 
I’ve been diagnosed with crohns for over 10 years; I haven’t had any problems with it the entire time except for diarrhea on and off. While studding for …

child suffering please offer advice 
my 11 year old daughter is suffering she has crohn's and was diagnosed eight long months ago. she is on about her tenth medicine. does any one have any …

can't find a support group that is not on-line help! 
I have a very good friend, who has a daughter with Crohn's disease and is suffering terribly. She is 24 years old, she has been in and out of hospitals …

anxiety or crohn's disease? 
My ex-girlfriend has anxiety, panic disorder and agoraphobia. She is also somewhat of a hypochondriac, as the aforementioned issues would suggest. For …

how crohn's disease affects getting a baby 
My boyfriend has Crohn's disease for 2 years now and we are planning to have a baby, he's taking azathioprine and mezalazin and he's condition is quite …

crohn's and pregnancy 
I am planning on starting a family and would love to hear from others who've either been pregnant or are currently pregnant. I was wondering if their …

Crohn's Disease and Fatigue 
I am always tired from my Crohn's like I've just ran a marathon.

perianal crohn's 
Hi Has any been a diagnosed with Perianal Crohn's (crohn's limited the anal and rectal region)?

is crohn's disease contagious? 
Is it contagious?

Crohn's in and outside the colon 
I have serious pain all over and I don't understand how this disease can disable me like it has. Can someone help me with this? And why in the world am …

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Steroids And Crohn's Disease 
Im 17 years old and I just found out a week ago that I have crohns disease. Im taking 8 steroid pills plus 3 calcium pills plus 2 vitamin B pills a day …

DISABILITY LIVING ALLOWANCE 
HAS ANYONE EVER BEEN AWARDED DLA? I WAS TURNED DOWN BUT HAVE APPEALED BUT NOT SURE IF IT IS WORTH GOING THROUGH A TRIBUNAL.

Signs of Crohn's Disease 
Hi i was wondering if sores in the mouth are a part of Crohn's Disease. I was also wondering don't most people lose there appetite instead of ganging one, …

connection between ulcerative colitis and crohns. 
I have UC and had an ileostomy 2007, now undergoing investigation for crohns, is this common to have both?

Coping with Crohns 
I am 38 years old. I was diagnosed about a year ago. I had a 90% shut down of my upper and lower intestines with a partial lung collapse. I was hospitalized …

crohns and working 
I have had crohns for many years for the past 6 months I am struggling to work and am considering giving it away due to continue illness which includes …

Help! 
I have a 25 yr. old son living at home that spends all day in bed , goes out for a few minutes at night to get cigarettes and coke comes home watches TV …

Need to vent 
I just needed to vent to people who would understand. I am really tired of co-workers thinking everytime they see me running to the bathroom …

I AM SO SCARED.................... 
Hello, I am 35 years old and just found out a few weeks ago that I possibly have crohn's disease. After having 8 children and having to deal with Anxiety …

I'm running out of options!!can anyone help me?? 
Heeyy everybody!! I am 23years old, living in Belgium and i have crohn already 8years. I've been through all the regular medication and pills, and am …

Obese and living with Crohn's 
I have had Crohns for at least 15 years. I am weak sauce when it comes to diet. I could use to lose 100 pounds. I am tired, on Humira - half my colon …

25 years and counting 
I've had Crohn's for 25 years, had 3 bowel resections with 2 in the last year. Diet for me has played a key role, noting a high fat diet can definitely …

Could it be Crohn's disease? 
My 12 year old son has been having stomach cramps and nausea, along with diarrhea and constipation and extreme fatigue for 10 weeks, following a bout of …

Crohn's & Bones 
I was told that crohn's disease can make your bones brittle and 'easier' to break? Also if someone who has crohn's get a cold or the flu, are the symptoms …

Serving a guest with Chrone's  
A man with Chrohn's disease will be attending our annual Christmas Eve dinner, and I'm looking for ideas for how to feed him within the traditional meal. …

Now suffering from short -bowel 
I'm 35yrs old and had two bowel resections in '97 and '98. I've never been a text book case and it took an emergency operation for the doctor's to diagnose …

Crohn's and constipation 
Need to know if claim of constipation and Crohn's disease is linked?

Feeling terrible every day 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's 5 years ago. I feel bad every day, many trips to the bathroom, pain, gas, burning, I often feel like I have a fever when I …

Crohn's Flare Up after Having a baby 
Wondering if anyone else had a huge flare up post pardum?

Working with Crohn's 
Hello, My husband was diagnosed with Crohn's about 1 year ago. He has since then had to go part-time at work. He always feels bad and tired. I understand, …

Crohn's Disease and working full-time 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's approximately 1 year ago. I have had to cut back at work to part time. I always feel drained of energy and have diarrhea. …

Flare Ups 
Is the anything that I can take to help me deal with a flare up?

Imuran/Azathioprine 
I am 22 and just diagnosed with Crohn's in April (although I had symptoms for about 5 years that were not diagnosed). I tried Pentasa and that didn't …

fistulas 
i have had crohns for 22yrs i used to have an awful time with fistulas finally after heaps of ops for them i had a ileostomy done this was 6 yrs ago and …

Need Your Help!!!! 
I have had Crohn's for 4 years. I found out that I had it by going to the hospital thinking I had a virus, 10 hours later I was in surgery and was told …

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crohn's and a cold 
I have Crohn's and I was wondering what kind of cold meds. can I take that will not cause me to flare up and have problems. Any advice will help.

Is this Crohn's Disease? 
My son is going for an upper GI and colonoscopy to test for Crohn's. I have three female cousins and their sons have Crohn's. He does not have the symptoms …

Salofolk enema 
I have mild Crohn's disease. I was diagnosed when I was 13 years old. I am now 32 years old and have seen a lot of things change over the last 20 years. …

New School for child with Crohn's causing stress 
My 8 year old started a new school this fall and has started to have her CD flare up recently. I believe that the stress of having to get used of a new …

surgery 
Has anyone had a Laparoscopic resection of the Ileum done? I had mine about six weeks ago. The hospital was great but not very good about educating me …

Meds for crohns 
I have been on pentasa 2 caps 4 times per day and endocort (2 times per day for 1 month and 1 time per day for the last 3 months). For the first couple …

Crohn's and Pain relief-with other conditions.... 
Hello, I was officially diagnosed with Crohn's almost 2 years ago but lived with the symptoms for many years. I have several other conditions that complicate …

New at this Crohns thing 
Any help would be appreciated. I feel rather lost. Aug, 10th I thought I had the flu, I just had the most awful diarrhea and let it go for about 2 weeks …

PLEASE ADVISE ME 
I am suffering with this Crohns since 10 years.I lost my job in the year 2000 because of this and now working in an MNC.It's like acyclical occurane. I …

chemotherapy for crohn's  
I have Crohns I was just went to my doctor and he is telling me that the first of the year i will be starting chemotherapy for my Crohn's. I have never …

surgery for crohns while pregnant 
I have had Crohns for 6 years and am only 22 years old. Me and my boyfriend wanted to have a baby we tried 4 a year before we got pregnant,everything was …

weather and crohns disease 
does weather affect crohns disease?

my boyfriend has crohn's disease 
my boyfriend just found out that he might have crohn's disease. now he says he wants space cuz he wants to be home alone. i'm so worried, i want to help …

Back Pain 
My husband recently has complained of back pain, like his kidneys are sore. Could this have something to do with his Crohn's?

JOINT PAIN AND CROHNS 
Over the last six months my fingers and hands became very painful, my knees are also affected, I am now at the point where I cannot do the simplest of …

flareups 
It seems every year around September I have a flareup and lands me in the hospital. Does anyone think weather or change of seasons can affect flareups? …

Help is this crohn's? 
I am desperate! My almost 8 year old has been sick since she was five. It started with a vague stomach ache that turned into excruciating bouts of pain. …

Is this Crohn's? 
I am a mother two a wonderful little girl who I suspect has crohn's disease. It started at the age of five with her always complaining about her stomach …

The Great October Mystery..  
After reading about this mystery on another forum.. i took notice of my Crohns related symptoms and flare-up symptoms of others were happening on or around …

back pain with chrohns 
i go to pain clinic for bad back pain. they told me its accosated with chrohns, does any one else have this problem.

Diabetes and Crohn's 
I would like to know if anyone has been diagnosed with both Crohn's and Diabetes. The treatment and diet is very challenging. Any helpful suggestions?

pain meds 
What pain meds can I take? I have had this disaese for 6 years and they have tried all other meds what will work to kill the pain?

Crohn's Disease & Weight Gain 
I look and feel like I am pregnant. My back hurts, my eyes bother me. Yet I still keep going every day. The weight gain is really starting to get to me, …

cure 
Since IBD-Crohn's Disease can be or is a disease that has it's flare times and non flare times could some of these home remedies just be coincidences and …

Smoking 
I have been advised by my physician to stop smoking as it enhances the symptoms of my Crohn's disease by causing more infection. Is this a fact?

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Finding a Good GI Doctor Locally 
I'm just wondering...is there anyway to find a good GI doctor locally? I'm confused with this new diagnosis of Crohns and any information I have I …

Requesting Advice 
I do not actually have Crohns but I am romantically involved with someone who does. He has tried to tell me about what to expect when he has flare ups, …

Family History 
Are there any truths to family history of crohns. I have crohns and was diagnosed in 2003, however I suffered for at least 15 years prior to that. I have …

Crohn?? 
I just was at the er last night after feeling weak all day and having bright red blood in stool. They did a xray of my colon and they said it was full …

Surgery for Crohn's 
Been diagnosed with Crohn's October 06 and had surgery 6 weeks ago (double resection). Am off all meds now and Doctors tell me that I am now in remission. …

Finally we have RELIEF!!!!!!!!!!! 
After years of trying 6MP, Entocort, prednisone, flagil and an assortment of other meds we finally have wonderful response with remicade. I had forgotten …

Eating on Modulen 
I accidentally eat a small piece of tuna, im 4 weeks into my treatment will i need to start over? The piece was so small it just dissolved in my mouth …

Could i have Crohns with none of the symptoms 
Hi folks, i have stumbled onto this site this evening whilst looking for information. In March 2016 i had severe abdominal pain, turns out i had a large …

Attempting to Conceive with Crohn's disease 
Hello, I have been a patient of Crohn's disease for past 8 yrs now. I am stable by taking Budez CR (3 to 9 mg) depending on the remission status and …

Modulen 
Hi, I was just wandering if anyone is presently on Modulen? I've taken it before my last bout was for 3 months, I'm on day 8 and have 5 weeks to go but …

financial assistance for crohns disease supplies 
Is there any organization who will help with hospital, ostomy supplies and meds. My daughter struggles and I help as much as I can but assistance would …

Just diagnosed with chrons disease 
I was just diagnosed with this horrible disease and put on prednisone and pentasa and so far it's helping although the pentasa is huge pills and I have …

bowel movement 
I have had an ileostomy for twelve years and lately have had the feeling that I need to open my bowels? Has anyone else had this I remember having the …

Entocort trigger the flu 
Can you/did you experience the Flu/Cold repetitively while on this drug?

Entocort side effects serious or mild 
What were your side effects if any on Entocort? How long is it supposed to take to work?

i have crohns disease 
I was first told I had Crohn's about 15 years ago. I had a lot if problems with it. Then my symptoms stoped for about 15 years. Now I am sick again and …

Are you Tired? Sick and Tired of Being 'Sick'? 
There are going to be a myriad of reasons as to why you 'feel' tired, but to know there is a reason and to keep asking questions until you find the right …

Pain and sick to stomach 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease about a year and a half ago. I was treated with all kinds of meds including being on predisone for the whole time. …

Bile salts in stools 
I have recently been taken off Ferrous Fumerate for my severe anemia and stools are green and it tends to burn when I pass it. is it my body reacting to …

Been told i need surgery due to large stricture in large bowel!  
Hi not been on any forum before, so its new to me, ive been told I need a extended right side hemicoletomy due to a large stricture in my large bowel. …

Kitkats crohns-Breathe test over 
I went for my breathe test on Thursday 22nd August 2013and it went very well. My nurse took me into a side room where she told me to breathe into a tube …

Breath test for no Helicobacter 
Soon after my diagnosis, my consultant said he found a patch of Helicobacter, so he prescribed me with some antibiotics for it. when I got home I searched …

Does Crohn's affect the nerves? 
When I was first diagnosed with IBD when I sat down too quick I would get a searing pain in my lower back but it would go off after a little while. please …

to hannah for- modulen ibd 
hi Hannah I have crohns too. module is amazing stuff is nt it? I am on my second course of it. have you seen the blog called kitkat's crohns- being positive, …

kitkat's Crohn's- being Positive :) 
modulen. that's what a lot of people say on a weekend. "want a modulen top up?" "Finished it yet?" "What's that?" "hows the modulen going?" all these …

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parent and son with crohns disease 
I suffer from colitis and also have a colostomy bag and my son suffers from crones and also has a colostomy bag in may of this year I put in for DLA and …

MAP, Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis, cause of Crohn's Disease? 
Is MAP from Johne's Disease-infected dairy the cause of Crohn's Disease? I think so. I've studied it for 24 years while my daughter Cathy had Crohn's. …

Remicade and Crohn's Disease 
Dr. is suggesting I start Remicade. I've heard of the numerous side-effects. Is it safe?

University of Pennsylvania Research Study 
Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are looking for participants specifically with a diagnosis of Crohn's Disease to participate in a research …

Visceral hypersensitivity 
Hi my 14 year old daughter had a limited right hemicolectomy April 11 and as she still has severe pain and no other obvious problems has been diagnosed …

Crohns, Remicade and Strep throat 
My son, 28 yrs. old has Crohns. For the last year or so getting Remicade infusions every couple of months. He hasn't had one in a few months. He has strep …

Kangen water 
when I found out my daughter had Crohn's disease I purchased the KANGEN LEVELUK SD 501 WATER PURIFIER IONIZER MACHINE within 3 days of drinking the water …

Don't Own Crohn's!! 
Don't Own Crohn's Disease. CD is just a name. Ask questions! What exactly is occurring in your body? Ulceration What exactly causes ulceration? The …

What to Expect with Crohns Disease 
I have had Crohns of the ilum now for almost 10 years. My checkup are basically the gi doctor who I love will push on my abdomen, listen to my bowel sound …

getting back on my feet and paying my bills with crohns 
I've been out of work since oct 26, 2011 I was supposed to go back to work next week. But I'm not ready for physical work and there are no jobs around. …

Spasms on right side 
I had a resection a year and a half ago. I take Humira and Imuran. Recently my Crohn's symptoms have been coming back, only they are a bit different than …

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for crohn's disease  
Hi evey one Do any one try Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and which level (mediate or severe) of crohn's that may works, can any one help me, because I …

pregnancy in chrons 
i had a right heoicolectomy. Can I get pregnant

not sure whats wrong! 
Ok I will start by saying im 37 and had a tubaligation(cut tied and burned) in 2000. Now 12 yrs later whenever I eat anything I get diarhea except with …

small bowell resection due to chrons disease 
Anybody go thru small bowell resection for chroans, i just went thru it back on feb 8 and had 11cm removed, along with jujujnal intusesstptiom repaired....is …

prednisone or a recurrence 
My son has been taking prednisone for 4 months. We are tapering and he is alternating 5mg every other day. Today was the first day he did not have to take …

bubbles and constipation 
can you get constipated from eating bubbles?

NAET helped my Crohn's 
I have had Crohn's for about 2 years, though the serious battle began 9 months ago. I was in so much pain before this, bleeding, weightloss, and abdominal …

Azithiorprine and conception 
Hi, My husband's GI advised him to come off azathioprine in early January when he mentioned that we'd like to try for a family this spring. My husband …

Diagnosing Crohn's 
My husband has been sick off and on, the doctors are ruling out Crohns...however he's had an EGD, colonoscopy, CT with and wo contrast, ultrasound and …

Ostomey Bags ..... To Donate to Anyone In Need, Please Contact Me 
Hope all are having a good 2012 so far. I am just posting again, as a reminder, if anyone knows of any Ostomy patients, that may be struggling with the …

anal fissure crohn's disease 
Can an anal fissure be misdiagnosed as Crohns disease when it was caused by penetration of a sharp object?

Crohn's Disease and shaking 
When I was first diagnosed I was 46 yrs old and the doctors' put me on all types of medicines to reduce the inflammation. I knew I needed surgery from …

Crohn's Disease and Height, Appetite and Weight 
Hi, Im just looking for LYDIA D. cause she has helped me loads in the past.

gall stones and crohns 
i have crohns disease but just had a scan and they found gall stones , so are my symtons mr crohns or the gall stones

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vertigo and crohns 
Is this a common symptom .Inherited crohns.Endemic in some groups of ashkenazi jews .

Glamour Guts -- a Short Film about Coping with Crohn's 
hallo my crohn's/colitis compadres! i want to share the short chaplin-esque film i made with my 20 years of diarrhea experience! i've condensed it into …

Crohn's fistulas 
I am wondering if there is anyone who has had fistulas after the Crohn's is no longer active?

Why do i smell with crohns please help 
I have been diagnosed with crohns for about 4-5 year now and its been a rollercoaster but atm i am doin great brilliant really proud to say that. There …

My Crohn's disease slowed down puberty for me 
I'm 17 years old and I haven't went through puberty yet. My doctor said my crohns stopped it but it will happened. I start feeling the stomach pains in …

2 year old with crohns 
Could it be possbile that paxton has chrons disease at 12months. He has been in St Louis childrens Hosp for 19 days after having still severe diahrea …

Probiotics cause funginemia 
Has anyone ever heard of PROBIOTICS BEING ABLE TO CAUSE FUNGINEMIA WHEN FISTULAS ARE NOT DRAINED?

constipation and chron's disease 
I am allready taking fish oil what else is there for constipation 'that is safe' when you have chrons and taking pills that cause constipation?

crohns and pregnancy 
hi im so worried i have crohns colitis i had my large intestines removed also my colon removed too leading to me having to have a bag this was 5 years …

Imuran and Healing 
I have Crohns disease. Recently I had surgery (not related to the Crohns) and I'm very slow at healing. It has been 7 weeks and still am not healed at …

Teenagers with Crohn's Disease.. 
Do teenagers that have Crohn's Disease and suffer from delayed puberty and body growth eventually develop and experience these changes?

modulen - hungry 
why is my son still hungry on his modulen diet? Are you allowed boiled sweets? Anyone know of pre-made drinks rather than the powder?

Headaches and Crohns 
I was recently diagnosed with Crohns and am under treatment and doing fairly well, but I have had a headache almost everyday for over a year. I had a catscan …

Worried Mom Crohns 
Hi everyone. My 21 year old son was diagnosed last week with Crohn's. We are currently waiting on his TB test results so that he can start Remicade …

I don't have crohns but 
I don't have Crohns but my fiance does and I've know about this for the whole time we've been together but since then it has gotten worse but I've had …

Criteria for ilestomy and colostomy 
Does everyone have to have an ileostomy or colostomy if they suffer from Crohn's?

Pregnancy crohns and azathioprine 
I've just found out I'm pregnant and was taking Azathioprine to control my Crohns. I've heard that it can cause underweight babies or premature birth though …

doctors for crohns 
I live in the Tampa bay area does anyone know a good Doctor in my area? I am in the beginning stages of trying to diagnose my condition. One doc says crohns …

Can Crohn's affect my ability to swallow? 
I have been dealing with Crohn's for a very long time and it wont go into remission. Now I am having a hard time swallowing. Is this a complication of …

Crohns pregnancy pain  
I am a crohns pt. I am pregnant n still flaring up! I don't have any pain Meds due to being pregnant. Does anyone know of home remedies that I may use …

Chron's after Colon removal 
I was at the hospital last night. The dr told me I might have Chron's due to my symptoms. They took my colon out when I was 19, but now I'm having a lot …

Crohns Post 
My most recent flare up (I am 43, m, and was dx with crohn's 2 years ago) was around the beginning of October when I had a bad chest cold, and started …

Crohn's and your professional career 
Hello, I have recently been diagnosed with Crohn's and I have missed many days of work already because of this. How do you information your employer …

fistula repair 
Can anyone give me suggestions on fistula repair surgery. What works?

question about crohns disease 
Hi I'm a 15 year old female and I had bright red bloody stools for approximatly a week a few months ago and then it ended. Along with that, I have experienced …

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Bowel resection for crohns 
I HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH CROHNS DISEASE AND WAITNING FOR A BOWEL RESECTION I ALSO HAVE EXTREME PAIN IN MY LOWER BACK AND HIPS I HAVE RECENTLY HAD MRI …

MY BEST FRIEND HAS CROHN'S DISEASE 
I would like to know if you can die from Crohn's Disease. My best friend has it and it worries me that it could kill him one day. He's had Crohn's since …

Negative Biopsy with positive serology 
My son is 10 and we were told lasat week his serology test came back consistent with crohn's disease. Had a colonoscopy and endoscopy earlier this week …

weight after pregnancy with crohns disease 
I have CD and I am wondering if I will gain weight after I have a baby. Everyone in my family is a bit larger than they should be so with crohns I've …

what should I take for constipation 
Hi I was diagnosed with crohns disease 6 months ago,and at the moment I am badly constipated and was wondering what I coould take for the constipation. …

HELP MY 7 YEAR OLD SON  
my 7 year old son has had a very sore bottom for the past year and he also bleeds when he gos for a poo. iv seen loads of docters but nothing seems to …

trying to live with crohns 
im unable to work becausew of crohns. ive had 3 resections and getting ready for my 4th.im losing my apt. because im unable to pay rent. are there any …

Newly diagnosed with crohns 
I have just been diagnosed with crohns ten days ago. I am very confused about this desease also after being sick for so long , relieved to finally know …

short term disability 
am i eligible for short term disability if I need to take substantial time off for surgery?

bones 
im 27 years old with bones of a 12 year old.what could of caused that and how could i get them to grow

medical marijuana and crohns 
so i was wondering would anybody recomend medical marijuana for a crohns patient. ps i had the surgery a year ago but i dont want it to come back and …

medical marijuana and chrones 
so i was wondering would anybody recomend medical marijuana for a crohns patient. ps i had the surgery a year ago but i dont want it to come back and …

intestinal stricture 
What do we do about an intesitnal stricture?

any social organization for of IBD sufferers  
is there is any social organization supporting IBD sufferers in terms of free treatment.

from pentasa to azathioprine  
My doctor wants me to move from Pentasa (which isn't working that well) to Azthioprine and I am worried about the side effects. I have read that they …

Could you please help me... 
Hi my fiance has been going on 2 weeks of having abdominal pain and loose stools. Going to the bathroom every 5-10 mins. and everytime he eats chicken …

Antibiotics and Crohn's Disease? 
I've had Crohn's for nearly 30 years. I am fortunate that my disease goes into remission sometimes for extremely long time periods. 7 years has been …

Experience from people who have tried going without Drugs 
I am sick of taking drugs and have recently opted to try and control my CD without drugs - diet, relaxing, etc - I was wondering how it worked out for …

Pain after colonoscopy biopsy of resected bowel? 
I had 4 ft. of ilieum removed in 1976 and have been mostly symptom free since then (no recurrences). Two days ago I had a colonoscopy and the doctor took …

Penn Research Study 
Penn Research Study Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania are looking for participants specifically with either Crohn's Disease or Irritable …

Ornizole/Tiberal being taken away from me 
Hi I dnt want to bore you with the extent of how bad my crohns is. Ive been on PN the last 2 years due to fistulas on my stomach. I have 300cm of lower …

Does pain medication help crohns 
Does pain killers help Cronhs

Recently diagnosed, not getting any better (aged 15) 
On the 10th august i got diagnosed with crohnes bowel desease. it didnt really sink in my mind until about a week after. i got put on a ibd modulen diet …

Constipation in crohns  
I was diagnosed having crohns last year and life has not been the same ever since. Unlike the moat common symptom, I suffer from constipation ir more so …

Is it Crohn's Disease? 
I have burning in throat and on tongue and in my chest. When i eat it is because I force myself to do so, and regret it immediately. After I eat I get …

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flare ups 
i have just start a jobs and my chrons is badly flaring up is caused due to my job

ILEOSTOMY 
I'VE HAD MY ILEOSTOMY FOR 7YRS NOW. AT THE BEGINNING YOU DO THINK THAT YOUR BAG SMELLS. IT DOESN'T!! HONESTLY. THE ONLY THING YOU WILL FIND IS THAT …

STOMACH AND I FEEL WEAK 
I WAKE UP AND FEEL FINE THEN A FEW HOUR LATER I GET WEAK STOMACH FEEL EMPTY IF I EAT I FEEL FINE FOR A FEW HOUR THEN FEEL WEEK AGAIN WHAT IS THE CAUSE …

Morning sickness and crohn's  
I am 7 weeks pregnant and feel so sick, my crohn's has been fine no problems for a while, but now I can't eat and feel like I did when my crohn's flared …

Has my boyfriend got Crohn's Disease 
My boyfriend has had diaorea for 14 years do you think it is crohn's disease or could it be a bug in his stomach

pregnant and crohns 
my daughter is having her first baby and has crohns she is consterpated alot is there any advice wot she can do .

Disability and Crohns 
I can't make it to work everyday because of exhaustion, pain, and soreness. I have FMLA at work but I don't get paid. I was wondering if ther is anything …

remedies to prevent getting painful trapped wind with an ileostomy  
hiya ive been dealing with really painful trapped wind for the past year now and was wondering if any1 has any tips or remedies how to avoid all this with …

ileostomy reversal information 
had a ileostomy reversal 3 years ago and have unbearable windy colicky pain. have to take either microlax or lactulose which worsen the pain. seen my doctor …

Crohns disease and stomach pain 
Hi there my partner was ill 3 years ago, he lost weight had constant diarrhoea and sickness and got the eretherma rash all on his legs. It took 6 months …

In the morning daily stomach pain like I've been holding it ouch!!!! 
Ok. So what do I do about this... Lately I cramp up in the middle of the night like I have to go to the restroom, but I don't. The pain escalates throughout …

crohn,s 
i had crohn,s disease in 2003 and it went into remmition but it has come back and the doctor wants to put me on drugs which are staring to scare me with …

Using Protocel for Crohn's Disease 
My daughter is considering using Protocel for her Crohn's Disease. Has anyone out there had success using this product? And did you use formula 23 or …

surgery for crohn's disease 
can a person contract crohns disease from having sexual intercourse?

Bad weather and crohn's disease? 
Does it make sense that bad or rainy weather affects my crohn's flare ups?

Crohns Disease and Cold Medicine. 
Can cold medicine start a flare up?

90 pills $1345.00 for my Entocort. Is there an alternative dug? 
I was just diagnosed with Colitis. Dr's Rx was 3 pills a day of Entocort. Costco price $1345.00 for 90 pills (a 1 month supply). I have now reached the …

crohn's disease returning 
hi, i'm asking this on behalf of my mum who has had crohn's disease since she was 17, and an ileostomy since she was 33. her crohn's has been declared …

having tests to determin what is wrong with me crohn's ? 
hi i am a 32 year old women,i have been suffering with these symptoms for the last ten years, bloated stomach, constant visits to the toilet at least 10 …

My son complains of neck, back, and muscle pain...doctors say there is nothing wrong 
My son has been complain of neck, back and muscle pain for years...I ve had test blood and X-rays done on him and the doctors keep saying their is nothing …

Crohn's Disease contributing to a connective tissue disease. 
My son has Crohn's disease. His employer found out about it and fired him. My son said the employer's secretary told him their employer said he had …

joint and muscle pain 
I've had Crohn's for 20 years now and am currently doing well due to the fact that I've seen a holistic practitioner to help with diet and supplements. …

Chest Cold 
I have Crohns what over the medication can i take for crohns disease?

Dealing with Crohn's 
I am 22. I was diagnosed on my 22nd birthday with Crohn's disease and I currently am struggling with it all. The more I read about it the more i get scared, …

Lap band and Crohn's Disease 
I am 247lbs and 5'3" and only 29. Was DX with crohn's disease in the summer of 2005. I havent been on meds in the last 3 years or ever had to take steroids. …

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Colon Removed 
If a man gets his colon removed can he still get his wife pregnant?

Psychological associations with Crohn's 
Hey I was diagnosed with Crohn's at in August 2005 at the age of 15. Nearly 6 years later and I haven't had a recognizable flare up, but I have developed …

pain management for crohns 
how to manage pain in and around rectal area

Body building shakes and powderd vitamins for crohns 
Ive had crohns for about ten years. I suffer alot of back pain, mostly at night. Started drinking a high protien with amino acids shake everyday 2years …

Crohn's, TPN and Cyprus (Mediterranean) 
Hi, my name is Joe and my wife to be has Crohn's. She underwent 14 hours of bowel reconstruction last year and so far has made fantastic progress back …

weather and crohns disease 
i have had crohns for the last 8 years and only been diagniosed 5 years ago my question is this year i am feeling more pain in my bones then ever before …

17 years old.. Crohn's Disease 
I have had all symptoms of Crohn's disease for two years. It has been extreme pain to my stomach and causes me to not want to eat. I can't keep myself …

Hookworms for Crohns 
Has anyone tried treatment with hookworms?

is marijuana good for crohns disease 
can doctors in florida give it to you?

pentasa crohns dosage 
my 11 year old son takes pentasa 500mg slow release tablets 3 times a day, his consultant told me i can give him 2 tablets in the morning and 1 at night …

Peri rectal abscess 
are there any alternative treatments for peri rectal absesses besides surgery?

marijuana and crohns disease 
diagnose since feb 09. on humira, about 5 trips to the ER since then, always smoked marijuana(pretty much daily) recently, every time i smoke i have this …

Help for Crohn's. 
Vitamin D3 deficiency is a major factor for Crohn's. Try like myself taking the above dosage, but always with a spoon of Flax or Fish oil, to optimize …

not sure what i should do  
Hi im a 33 year old male ive just had an operation to drain a perianal abscess and during this time ive deveoloped skin tags and also ive had pus leaking …

confused about crohns disease 
i am currently having a flair up after an endoscopy with a biopsy. I have currently had surgery for a fistula. i am also suffering really bad dry eye. …

dry eye and crohns 
anybody suffering with dry eye

New to crohns - pls help with advice... 
Hi there, im desperate for some answers or advice from people who suffer or know ppl who suffer with crohns as im newly diagnosed. I dont know anyone personally …

My son had a stem cell transplant for Crohns.... 
My son was 12 years old when diagnosed with Crohns. At age 25 (last year), he underwent a stem cell transplant. He went from having the worst crohns …

Has Anyone had a sucessful pregnancy without taking any Crohn's medications 
Hi i;m Cindy and I've had Crohns disease for about 2 years and was taking medication at first but it was making me really sick so I stopped. Then i found …

Crohns, a Disgusting Disease...!! 
Hello all: My adult daughter Cathy, 43 has had this stinking disease for 23 years--we've tried all the useless Western Meds to no avail...do your own …

Crohn's Disease and Type 1 Diabetes 
Is there anyone out there with both Crohn's Disease and Type 1 Diabetes. I have never really met or talked with anyone with "either". My name is Traci …

i have chrons can my 9 yaer old daughter get it from me  
my 9 year old daughter has been sick for weeks an is shown sides like i was at 19 when i found out i had it im 34 now ive had some of my small instine …

Crohns in the stomach 
I just got crohns in my stomach, now mind you I have had this for a very longggggggggggggggggg time, i have lost my large had the bag and reversed ...now …

30 YR OLD FEMALE W/ CROHNS NOT SICK CURRENTLY 
I been having Crohns since I was 25 years old. Most of my colon has been taken out. I haven't had any flare up since I was 26 yrs old. My traces of Crohns …

What will they do ??? 
I had been having Infliximab for the past year and the last two times I was refused it due to what the nurses said was a water infection and something …

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New to Crohn's Disease  
My wife is losing weight,and her my body always getting her sick. She always cold, she eat like a bird. She spend many times on can with bloody stools. …

Prednisone side effects 
I was in the hospital a couple of weeks ago for 8 days due to a flare-up and c-diff infection (that was cleared up pretty fast), and, of course, it wreaked …

White blood cells in stool ? 
I am more often constipated but for two months I got crazy regular to the point of being married to my bathroom. I lost 10 lbs if I eat I had to go go …

Searching for Best Crohn's Doctor in San Antonio 
My son, 15 was just diagnosed with Crohn's. Not certain about our current doctor. Does he need a pediatric GI, or at 15, is an adult GI better? …

Crohns Disease - Stomache (complications?) and 6mp 
My son will be on 6mp once again - as the disease continues to reside in his stomache and now the colon (buttox has lots of inflammation). We worry about …

N.A.E.T. and Crohn's 
Has anyone heard of N.A.E.T. (nambudripad allergy elimination technique) for a treatment of Crohn's?

Does my husband have Crohn's Disease? 
Three years ago my husband devolped sever abd pain which he was found to have so much inflammation in his small intestine that it was almost swelled shut. …

To Mia in Queens, N.Y. about Entocort. 
Mia, I am a Crohn's Disease sufferer and have been for over 40 years, two major surgeries. When I was diagnosed they did not have a name for the disease, …

bowel 
does asacolon kill gut bacteria

dental cleaning and crohn's 
I have noticed that I have had a very large flair (more like full blown symptoms) of my Crohn's after a dental cleaning. I just made this realization after …

Hi 
I am new to this. I was diagnosed with chrons around 2 years ago. My question is has anyone tried acupuncture for chrons. I started it at the end of …

gym products and crohns 
Hi, My name is Vincent and would like to know if anyone can tell me if it's ok to take in high protein shakes and the other stuff that goes with it …

he cured me 
hi everybody,i have been dealing with Crohns Disease for over 5years. The pain and discomfort caused by this hideous disease destroyed my life. I have …

Qualifying for social security disibility with crohns 
I have never read this site before, even though I have lived with crohns for 30 years. I am 74 years old now, I had to have my colon and part of my intestine …

roids for just over a week 
I have just been diagnosed with Crohns 2 weeks ago. I was put on 50mg of prednisolone and also had to go on similar eye drops because the inflammation …

Please consider participating in this research survey on Crohn's disease 
Dear forum member, We are Pediatric Gastroenterologists at the University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. We are conducting a research study to …

Infliximab...has anyone had this drug 
My son was diagnosed with Crohns in 2002 at 14years, he is now 23. At that time he was admitted very poorly and tested with the conclusion of Crohns. He …

Crohn's Disease- The devil I know 
Hello everybody. My name is jen and I am new to this forum. I need to connect with others who have danced with this devil we call Crohn's. I was diagnosed …

Crohnnie in Texas 
I was diagnosed with CD 10 yrs ago. Maintained on Pentasa most of the time. Then this past May had worst abdominal pain ever and it turned out I had …

chest pain with crohns 
Just lately every time i have a bowel movment ( when i push) i get wicked chest pains in the middle of my chest. Do any of you have the same deal?? If …

Applying for disability allowance and suffering from Crohns while in school 
Hi, would just like to know some peoples opinion's on this: I'm 15 years old and have been suffering from crohns disease for 3 years now. Since my symptoms …

Why do I have what they call chrons 
My question is this? have any of the Crohns people eve taken nexium,lipator,prelosec or any othe drug in these catagories for any lenght of time?

Benefits available at no cost to help Crohn's Patients and others 
There is help to those with Crohn's and other health issues that not many realize are available. There is no costs to you since these are paid for by taxes, …

Join a Crohn's Disease Support Group! 
We are dedicated to helping people with crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and IBD get the help they need, whether it's through communication with people …

Crohns and Diebetes 
I see alot of questions from people asking what happens when your diagnosed with Crohns and already have Diabetes. Im 46 and was just told I have Crohn's …

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Diabetes and Chrons 
How do they treat diabetics? Steroids increases blood glucose.

crohns ,removed lesions, anastamosis,had lysis of adhesions,gall bladder out ,still in pain abdominal 
my sister has crohns had her gall bladder removed,lysis of adhesions,anastamosis,she still has abdominal pain. been to many hospitals,no answers yet. is …

Immunocal  
Hi I've been getting a lot of emails of late on Crohns. In order to answer all of the questions in a timely manner , it would be impossible . So I've …

gas relief for crohns disease 
what can i take for gas relief for crohns disease?

No real diagnosis 
My 6 year old has labs that point to Crohns, colonoscopy that shows a perfectly healthy intestine, yet biopsies that are inconclusive, including 2 granulomas. …

Too many treatments.. none of them work 
I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease about 6 years ago, I have tried every single treatment... (no joke) and all of them stop working about 2 to 3 months …

Little known free benefits available for the disabled 
Little known free benefits available to help the disabled. Free prescriptions, free transportation, free food, free dental, free insurance and much more. …

Joint Pain with Crohn.s 
DOES THE PAIN EVER STOP,DOES ANYONE SUFFER WITH JOINT PAIN FROM CROHN'S ?

chohn disease and reducing job!!!! 
hi i have severe crohn disease and working full time. my job is very stressfull and lots to do. can i get any benefit or help from government if i reduce …

surgery for crohns disease 
is there people out there who have had a good experience with surgery? has is come back? how severe is your case? how long have you had it? why did …

My Story! 
HI..I was sick often while I was in my teens. I vomited and cramped alot. Finally, I was diagnosed at 24 with Crohn's. I was hospitalized and pumped …

Modulen IBD for crohn disease 
I live in Lebanon, my child a 9-year-old have crohn disease, we do not have modulen IBD here in Lebanon, I have sent an e-mail to Nestle, but they didn't …

Pregnancy, crohns and azathiaprine 
I am 27yrs old and was diagnosed with crohns disease last year me and my partner of 11yrs really would like to try for a baby, I have been told by my cnsultant …

Ostomy Pouch Covers 
I needed some covers but was unable to find any that would protect my skin. I now make my own cute, washable cotton covers. I use gorgeous quilting fabrics …

Three years of misery! 
Hi, I have suffered from chrons for three years now and have yet to see the light at the end of the tunnel. My GI doc says that I had an irregular bowl …

Coping with Crohns 
I am a 36 year old female who has had dijestive problems as long as i can remember, I was diagnosed with reflux in high school, then later coliac disease …

I am suffering from crohn's diseases for more than 2 years. Any help or advice would be great. 
Hi, i am sufffering from crohn diseases for more than 2years, i have lost 20 kgs weight and cannot increase my weight and body-built at all. I feel …

Rash caused by Mesalamine 
I have been taking Mesalamine and it works well with my digestive system, but it has caused lots of side effects. The main side effect is a rash on various …

any one suggest any other remedies that may have helped you 
I am currently taking some Cranberry tablets to see if that will help me. It sure has helped my vaginal thrush, so I think that it is all related in …

15 yrs. with Crohn's.....time for a change! 
I've had 9 surgeries in the past 2 years. The pain that comes with Crohn's; I knew I wished I was dead at the time. At least that would have felt …

Anyone ever had a colectomy 
Was wondering if anyone could tell me what their life is like after a colectomy. I have Chron's disease and have been getting urinary tract infections. …

Baby and Crohns 
i was just wondering one day i do want to have a baby, so would i be able to, the crohns, would it affect the baby, and would my baby be healthy. Crohns …

Horrible gas pain during flare 
I've had Crohn's for 21 years, 9 bowel/other resections, many, many flares, but recently, I'm having another flare. My question/problem is, I've been …

Cholesagel 
Hi Has anyone tried Cholesagel, I have a friend who after having suffered Crohn's for years and been on all the medications you are given for Crohn's, …

Light at the end of the tunnel ??? 
Hi!! my name is Jim and for the last 15 years I have been struggling with Cardiomyopothy ( disease of the heart) which will eventually be terminal. I …

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Medical Marijuana can help with Crohn's Disease 
I am a medical marijuana caregiver and I have several patients with severe Crohn's Disease and they are helped tremendously by this important medication. …

Crohn’s Disease Complications. Testamonial.  
by Lewis During my senior year in High School I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. At that time, 1963, there were only two treatments available, …

Infliximab and its affect on teeth and gums 
My son has been told by the dentist that the condition of his gums is the worst he has seen in someone of my son's age (27). My son has been on infliximab …

ayurveda treatment for chrons! 
Iam Hari ,28 years of age with chrons disease diagonised in 2008.Iam taking allopathy treatment steroids and pentasa.I have tried homeopathy treatment.Improvement …

Having massive opposite problem with weight gain 
Hello all,ok so from what I researched if you have Chron's your supposed to be fighting to keep you weight up and I keep gaining and am having a hard time …

Tens Machine for Crohns flare up pain 
I am having a crohns flare up, my first major one since I was 18 yrs. I am now 37yrs. Luckily I have had a long period in remission. The pain is unbearable …

please read  
hi im 26 years of age i have sufferd from constipation for years with the sudden urge to open my bowls at times which is then loose i have survier stomach …

Is it Crohn's? 
Hello everyone. I went to the ER on 4/24/10 because I was having pains in my lower stomach. I thought it was due to a UTI or something like that. The doctors …

chrons in india 
I am 28 years of age diagonised with chrons disease a year ago.Now iam taking medicationspentasa 6 tablets,livogen and predisone.I have problem …

crohns disease for 17 years now 
i have crohns disease,for 17 yrs, and have had a few ops, my last op i had a stoma put in, thats 3 yrs now, i have been unwell from december, and am loosing …

surgery to correct repeated bowel obstructions 
Bad pain since my double bowel resection and my triple hernia repair anyone have this...

Crohn's Disease Patient's Questionaire 
Hello, We are students of medical faculty in "Rothberg" high school, Ramat-Hasharon, Israel. As a part of our study, we are conducting a research about …

Back pain with crohns 
does crohn's cause severe lower back pains?????????? also does crohn's effect the nerves????

seton painful ? 
I had a seton inserted for a rectovaginal fistula about 4 weeks ago and was told it would only be uncomfortable. It is still painful and I can't go back …

Supplements and Crohn's 
Hello all, Newly diagnosed, just starting to find out more about SCD Diet etc. I do take many supplements and was wondering about these ones specifically, …

Crohn's and Constant Pain 
I am new to this site, but certainly not new to experiencing the dubious joys of having Crohn's Disease. I was diagnosed in 1987, although after going …

Fiscular Surgeons 
My wife has two holes in her small intestines that will not heal on their own due to poo blood circualtion (fisculars). Are there surgeons that specialize …

Is Crohn's forever? 
My son was first diagnosed with Crohn's 5 years ago. After taking prednisone initially and then imuran continuously ever since, he has not had any major …

Crohns and getting help. 
Greetings Everyone, My story is a very long one. Too long to post in this forum. I have been dealing with Crohn’s Disease for over 30 years. The …

Having twins & Crohns disease 
Has anyone with Crohns had twins? Im about to start IVF and the suggestion has been made to maybe go for twins as they are not sure how the drugs will …

Hair loss 
Looking for young woman suffering from hair loss. anyone successful in getting hair to grow back, Lost a lot of hair and my period with a bad flair. Cycle …

Crohn's Disease 
Am 32 years old,had Crohn's disease since age 12 for the past 10 years i have been doing remicade and 50mg of 6mp,after my last colonoscopy my Dr suggested …

Crohn's w/o diarrhea? 
Is it possible for a diagnosis of Crohn's if I don't have diarrhea? I almost never have loose stools, but capsule endoscopy showed probable ulcers in …

Low grade flare all the time and then spikes? 
25 years ago I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and it was so bad that I had my colon removed almost right away. I had a J-Pouch and tried to make …

questions for cd 
I have crohn's disease and am currently on asacol, metronidazole , and levaquin. I have constant drainage from fistulas.My doctor told me I would need …

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Is this a change in my crohns disease? 
i have crohns disease and lupus, 4 months ago i suffered a functional stroke. i always used to have a real urgency when i needed to go to the loo. diorrhea …

working with crohn's disease 
i have been on job seekers allowance for nearly a year now. they have told me at job centre that i have to go to a place called A4E to do a flexible job …

Weak Bones 
Does Chromes affect bones and weaken them?? i was told that friend may have chromes disease but i thought this was something completely different from …

Benefits for people with crohns disease 
Hi My wife has had crohns disease for 10 years and she has never let it affect her and has always tried to keep down a full time job. We have had 2 healthy …

Seda Crohn and Kudzu for Crohn's 
As I said on another posting have had Crohn's for more than forty years. I was lucky enough to find a doctor who put me on opiates so I was able to …

Pregnancy and Crohn's Medications 
I have been diagnosed with crohn's for 10 years now. I take Asacol and Prilosec. When first diagnosed I was also prescribed Mercaptorine (6-MP) and was …

Possible treatments for Crohn's Disease 
I am controlling my Crohn's disease through diet. In October, my naturopathic doctor ordered an allergy blood test through a specialty lab in Seattle to …

Having Crohn's and Macular Degeneration: Horns of a Dilemma 
Hello. I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease about a week ago after several months of diarrhea, stomach pain, etc. I also have Macular Degeneration, …

Recovery from Surgery? 
My son, 23, recently underwent abdominal surgery and is recovering. Attempting to find ways to get nutrients into his system to rebuild body mass. …

my sons 8 and has crohn"s 
my son has crohns. he"s but he"s has developed a hole in his nose the part that goes up through the middle of your nose. the doctor says its from the crohns …

Really Strange Crohn's Disappears After Gall Bladder Removal 
Long story shortened... I had a gall bladder attack in January 09, and at the time it was pretty bad, and being the 41 year old "man" that I am, I thought …

Prednisone Detox 
I am weaning myself off of prednisone 20MG for long term reasons. As I have decreased dosage I have develop a reash thats itches crazy. NORMAL

Breast and shoulder pain  
I had a colonoscopy last week (not very good results, another operation I think). But a couple of days later I seem to be having a pain when I swallow …

LOOKING FOR A FRIEND 
ive had chronhs for 17 years ive also had the surgery done i have to wear a pouch for the rest of my life lately ive been very depressed about it i really …

How to deal with the pain that comes along with the stress? 
I know the people that make my stress level higher and this chrohn's painful...what do i do?

Benefits for crohns sufferers? 
having had crohns for two years im now unable to carry on with my current job, s anybody out there claiming benefits for crohns? im a builder and want …

LDN for Crohns 
Has anyone heard of or tried LDN (Low Dose Naltrexone)?

Anyone out there on Cimzia?  
I have been on Cimzia for abotu 3 months. 2 injections once a month (400mg)... I one of the only people around this area on the drug so I was wanting to …

chrons at work 
had it 8 years but not told anyone at work.had gall bladder out cos of stones. need time off not well again.does doctor have to put crohns on my sickness …

How Remicade Works For Crohns Disease 
I was just diagnosed with Crohns in the beginning of August of 2009. After a 15 day stay in the hospital, I went home with 7 meds for Crohns. I had a remicade …

NAET 
Does anyone know anything about NAET? Does it work?

Need a Doctor 
I need a new doctor that won't give up. I only have 6 or so inches of my colon left. I am 30 and he wants to take it all out and give me a bag for the …

Medical marijuana for crohn's 
hey there my names josh and my friend mike has had crohn's his whole life. He is currently taking medication for it once a week. I will look for the …

Working offshore 
I've just accepted a job which involves a lot of offshore work (oil rigs etc) and I'm struggling a bit to get the required medical certification despite …

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graduate school 
if anyone is applying to or in the midst of graduate education, please check out the blog link below! i'm trying to get together a support network... …

Hope This Helps ! 
I have been taking digest a cure for my Crohn's disease. It has helped me, i feel alot better. Look for their site and read for yourself. They spell cure …

burning feeling typical for all? 
I always have a burning feeling. Is this typical for all Chron's sufferers? I would like to understand why the burning feeling? I don't believe I have …

University of Alberta Online Study  
Hello, Researchers at the University of Alberta, Augustana Campus, are studying how people with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) manage employment, access …

GAS-X For Crohns 
CAN THIS HELP SOME OF THE BLOATING. IS THIS BAD FOR ME?

Azathioprine and pregnancy 
I was diagnoised with Crohn's Disease when I was 17, now I am 29. I had a resection in 2003. Since then I have been symptom free. I have been taking …

Re: Help for this hellish disease UPDATE 2009 
Hi Everyone, Its Amanda. I wanted to update those who have left messages for me on my original post, dated 2008. Since then, I started Remicade. …

bruise on stomach 
Have any of you that have been diagnosed with Chron's suddenly developed strange bruising on your stomach? I know it's really horrible, but since I was …

need to gain wieght and strength 
my 18 year has been diagnosed with crohns 3 years ago. she has not had a flare up in those 3 years and was not on any meds during that time... just …

9 yo with few crohns symptoms  
I took my 9 yo son to his Dr. because he has had a weight loss (4 lbs) in the last year and a decrease in his appetite also tired alot. Labs show anemia …

crohn's disease 
I am a 52 year old lady with crohn's and have been diagnosed with it for over 5 years now. I am on my miracle drug remicade and it works very well but …

Great book on self on Crohn's & Colitis at Indigo's bookstore 
I would like to share how incrediale helpful this newly written book by Dr. A. Hillary Steinhart of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto titled Crohn's & …

Cirrocis of the Liver 
I have a friend who is 57 years old and has had Crohns for over 20 years. Lately, she is convinced that she might have Cirrocis of the Liver, but none …

Taking Humira for Crohns Disease 
Hi I have been on Azathioprine and prednisilone for 2 months - STILL HAD upset stomach. I then went onto Humira injections 40mg 1 shot every 2 wks... …

mri scan and crohns 
I have had crohns for 21 years and have had numerous tests as you do. I am about to have my first MRI Scan and I was wondering what the procedure is …

Stressful!!!!! 
My name is Toni and I recently turned 31 in March and I been struggling with severe pain, cramps, and rectal bleeding since I was 20 years old. I was recently …

New Service Available 
Just want to let people know of a service that is now available. Physicians for Patients is a group of doctors dedicated to helping people online in …

crohns question 
My wife has had crohns disease for over thirty five years and has gone through some horrific operations. She has had all her large bowel removed , then …

diabetic and on Prednisone HEELLLLLP!!!!!!! 
Wow, is this ever a unique experience for me. i am in the midst of a flare up as we speak. My Dr. prescribed prednisone (40 ccs daily) which seems to be …

New Crohn's Treatment, Looks Amazing 
http://www.osiris.com/clinical_trials_prochymal_crohns_phaseII.php My uncle is working on a cure for crohns and says that the results of the testing …

Colonoscopy shows remission, but still feeling so bad. Why? 
Last week my husband had 2nd colonoscopy in a little over 4 months. Been on Humeria for 3 months. Test was done because he has been feeling just terrible …

Rectal Itch and Crohn's Disease 
Is there anything to help with puritus anni ? I have Crohn's disease and had a small bowel resection 10 years ago. For years I was miserable with …

sedacrohn and children 
has anyone given a child age 12 sedacrohn?

please help is this crohn's 
i have had problems with my bowel for quite a few years i have just had a flex sigmoidoscopy yesterday twice actually after an mri scan a few weeks earlier, …

Liver Extract for Crohn's? 
Just curious to see if anybody is using liver extract for low iron associated with Crohn's in form of IM Injections? please let me know if it is helpful? …

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Helpful Information 
Hello All, There's this really good book called Crohn's and Colitis Diet Guide. It's written by a GI doctor and a dietician. It has extremely helpful …

scaring tissue after surgery 
I HAD SURGERY 5 MONTHS AGO AND HAD A CAT SCAN THIS WEEK. THEY SAID I HAD A STICH CAUSEING TISSUR SCARING. I HAVE HAD FOR A MONTH PULLING IN MY SIDE.IS …

Perianal Crohn's and best way to deliver baby 
My daughter has perianal crohn's and is due to deliver her baby in 10 weeks. There is some discussion as to what is the best way to deliver. Naturally …

The National/CBC/Cattle and Crohn's Connection 
Hi The National aired a clip about the link between mycobacterium paratuberculosis and crohn's. Please visit this link http://www.cbc.ca/national/blog/video/healtheduca …

magnets 
hi guys, was wondering if anyone has tried sleeping on a magnetic underlay,in nz we . have a few on the market.they are meant to be good for inflamation …

Crohn's Disease & Fish Oil 
I've been reading the info on this site about the fish oil and it's benefits for Chrons. Has anyone out there used it with any real success? I have also …

Radiation treatments. 
Hi, I am a grandmother of an 18 year grandson that was diagnosed with Crohn's about 2 weeks ago they say his colon has it real bad.He's been sick all last …

question: Is this crohns? 
Hello, I have had an endoscopy and colonoscopy as well as a CT scan. My major symptoms were severe anemia and intermittent bouts of diarrhea (painful, …

Some latest findings 
My daughter has been diagnosed with crohn's recently so I'm trying to keep myself informed. Some of the latest findings has shown that Candida albicans …

crohn's and going back to school 
I am planning on quitting my job with excellent health benefits to go back and get my Master's degree. Since i have Crohn's and i have been receiving remicade …

to anonymous 
thank you for responding to my e-mail...and yes i would to chat with you about what you are going through.

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