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Date Joined Apr 2006
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   Posted 5/19/2006 9:22 AM (GMT -6)   
i'm in the middle of having tests to see why i have been so unhealthy for such a long time.. im currently being treated for crohns if thats any help...
im just so tired all the time, my legs ache terribly and my arms, i cant function and im always so emotional, no matter how much sleep i get, i dont quite benefit from, infact ive learnt better to run on little rather than too much. i dont have much of an appetite, ive been working on building it up but the second i feel hunger, i need to lay down because suddenly im too hungry.. i dont know..just wondered if i should mention this condition to my doctor...

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   Posted 5/21/2006 5:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi pix, it's definitely worth mentioning to your doctor - your doc needs to know all of your symptoms in order to diagnose and treat you. I know that chrohn's can make people feel really rotten too, so if you have chrohns that could explain a lot of your symptoms. WHen will you know about your tests? Let us know what you find out.

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