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   Posted 3/4/2008 8:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Okay well I just got back from my colonoscopy at the cleveland clinc. All went well and they did not see anything during the scope. Afterwards I talked with my GI up there. She wants me to start HUMIRA once a week rather than every other week, how will that work with insurance? She wants to get me off of predisone and onto entocort. From all the test she said I have extensive inflamation throughout my small bowel but nothing visable in the colon. I meet with here in a month and if the HUMIRA is not working by them she wants me on tybasi(sp?) How is that given?
Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's.
Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow
through, diagnosed with Crohn's (23 years old 165lbs). On HUMIRA, Prednisone


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   Posted 3/4/2008 10:32 PM (GMT -6)   

Tysabri is given through an infusion.  I hope you have good luck with the first choices.
Glad to hear from you


Kitt, Moderator: Anxiety ~ Panic  ~ Crohn's
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