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Veronica Ballerina
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   Posted 2/12/2008 7:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Hello Everybody.
 
I was wondering, does anybody here knows about a movie or even a sitcom that has ever shown a situation with Crohn's disease?
Just curious, imagining how it was dealed on TV.
 
 

Veronica Nunes - 27 years - Brazil


Kittikatt
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   Posted 2/12/2008 8:30 AM (GMT -7)   
HOUSE had an episode in the 1st season with a Santa Claus who had INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE. "It's bad enough having to go every hour but when the kiddies jump in my lap...ugh!" I bet it was Crohn's and I bet the reason they didn't SAY Crohn's is because not many people would have gotten "the joke"!

House prescribed him a cigarrette a day. I, personally, would rather deal with my bowels than smell like smoke. :)
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Veronica Ballerina
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   Posted 2/12/2008 9:35 AM (GMT -7)   
Yes, I have seen this episode, I love House MD. But I think in that case the patient had UC, since apparently cigarrets are terrible for CD but in the other hand it masks the UC symptoms!
And you are right, I would rather deal with my bowels too!!

Anyone else?
Veronica Nunes - 27 years - Brazil


RK
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   Posted 2/12/2008 10:34 AM (GMT -7)   
There was an episode of ER last year that showed a patient with Crohn's. It was actually quite scary. The poor patient was bleeding all over the place. Can't remember what happened. But I do remember it being quite dramatic! Makes for a better show!

32-year-old female diagnosed with CD in 2001.
Currently taking Pentasa 4g x four times daily and probiotics.


njmom
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   Posted 2/12/2008 11:14 AM (GMT -7)   
Here's a recent TV news clip about Crohn's:
 
 

njmom
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   Posted 2/12/2008 11:30 AM (GMT -7)   

The following link does the best job I've seen of recapping a Private Practice episode where a patient is diagnosed with Crohn's...but only after many docs had assumed that the problems were not real, but in her head.   

http://www.recapist.com/2007/10/19/private-practice-in-which-addison-has-a-very-casual-get-together-episode-4


Daughter (20) Dx'd Crohn's 3/06. Misdiagnosed for two years, including by top pediatric Crohn's specialist as stress and needing more fiber but landed in hospital in 3/06 with cramps, vomiting, stricture. Now in remission with Entocort 3 mg (one pill), SCD multivit, yogurt, vit D3 1800IU, 900+ mg calcium, 50 mg B complex vit, 25 mg iron. Off SCD diet but wheat was iffy so back on SCD modified to include potatos and rice.   


FitzyK23
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   Posted 2/12/2008 1:31 PM (GMT -7)   
Our local news channel recently did something on IBD. I don't have a link though.
26 Year old married female.  Diagnosed w/ CD 3 years ago, IBS for over 10 years before that, which was probably the CD.  Currently on Pentasa 4 pills/4x day, hysociamine prn, nexium, and ortho evra.  Good times!!!
 
 


stkitt
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   Posted 2/12/2008 4:01 PM (GMT -7)   
House has had episodes where he has ruled out Crohn's disease as the problem for patients and it has been identified by name.  I have all of the complete DVD Seasons of House............. devil  
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Driver37
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   Posted 2/12/2008 6:12 PM (GMT -7)   
I just recently started watching House and it's one of the few TV shows I like. I couldn't watch it before because I'm always on the road. But now you can watch it online at Fox on Demand.
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