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   Posted 6/4/2008 11:27 PM (GMT -6)   
Things are still happening to me for the first time since all this stated in January.
Yesterday, most of the pain in my knees and elbows just went away. Stomach pain too. My temp dropped from 99.5 to 97.4 and weirdly my period just stopped, when it shouldnt have done. I can run up stairs, and I ate solid food, not soup, for the first time in months.
I dont know why it happened or if it will last, but I like it.

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   Posted 6/5/2008 12:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Heres hoping it lasts a long ling time.
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   Posted 6/7/2008 2:14 PM (GMT -6)   
judith, that happened to me as well after about my 7th infusion of remicade. it felt like a miracle. it lasted a week and then happened again after my 8th and lasted 2 weeks. here's hoping that the 9th is even better. are you on remicade?

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   Posted 6/7/2008 2:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi So glad your feeling better hope it continues and wow you sure must have liked that solid food after all that time. lol gail

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   Posted 6/7/2008 6:18 PM (GMT -6)   

Glad to hear you are doing well!  Hope it continues!

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   Posted 6/7/2008 7:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Glad your feeling so much better!!! What is your secret??? :-)
Living with Crohn's Disease since Jan./2000
But still trying to figure out if I truely have it.
(This is such a confusing disease)
Drugs I have tried:  Just about everything
Drugs I'm on right now:  Prednisone 40mg

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   Posted 6/8/2008 8:05 AM (GMT -6)   
That is great, I say, dont question it enjoy it!  I am on my 10th shot of Humira and I feel the same, and almost a perfect poop!  NO side effects or reactions, just finally starting to kick in.  cheers!

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   Posted 6/8/2008 12:10 PM (GMT -6)   
I am glad for you and hope that it continues...and I always don't question it just accpet it.
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Jason D in MN
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   Posted 6/8/2008 2:54 PM (GMT -6)   
wanna send some of that good health my way? I always keep a little pred or entocort around the house... unfortunately last night I had to restart the steroids... (I'll let my doc know tomorrow... )

I hope your good spell lasts a very long time. I've had a few of those long runs of good health ... they're awesome... and like you you almost feel as if something is wrong and that you shouldn't feel *that* good.

take it easy!
-- Jason
Diagnoses? Crohn's in 1983; Kidney Stones in 1997; Reactive Airway Syndrome in 2002; Major Depression and GAD in 2003; Migraines in 2006; ADHD and IBS in 2007.

Current Meds? 6MP; Adderall; Wellbutrin; Zoloft; Albuterol (emergencies only); Fexofenadine; and Epidrin or Imitrex (depends on migraine severity...etc)

Overall: Things are So-So. In other words "It could be worse. It could be raining."

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   Posted 6/9/2008 2:32 AM (GMT -6)   
Well, the good spell lasted 5 days. The stiffness is back in my knees and elbow etc. It was a very short let up, but I forgot what it felt like to be "normal". My whole mood and demeanour changed and lifted. Its gone now but maybe it will come back.

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   Posted 6/9/2008 6:14 AM (GMT -6)   
That's how I felt just recently on my 10 day pred trial. I couldn't believe how great a normal gut feels, didn't give digestion a second thought. It didn't last once I got off but now I know what is possible. I'm back on 10mg a day and not quite as good, but ok. Friday I start MTX (I think)

I hope you get to experience feeling good again soon
10 years, many tests, 3 gi doctors, Pentasa 1000mg 3x day
diovan, simvastatin, sertraline, lyrica, 10mg prednisone, next???   

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   Posted 6/10/2008 5:43 AM (GMT -6)   

I was diagnosed with crohn for 4 months ...
i'm pass very difficult moments ..
I am being medicated with corticosteroids (budesonido) but feel abdominal pain every day, all the time ....
Is this normal? there any medicine for the patient not have so many pains?
the symptom k worries me most is the same abdominal pain very strong ...
sincere compliments

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Date Joined May 2008
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   Posted 6/10/2008 7:52 AM (GMT -6)   
I am new to this too. Post your question on the main crohn's forum for someone with more knowledge than I have. It is miserable trying to work it all out.
Good luck

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   Posted 6/10/2008 8:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes, it is normal to have abdominal pain with crohns. Most of us take some sort of pain killers.
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