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Date Joined Jul 2008
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   Posted 9/17/2008 5:27 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been noticing in the last week dark black bruises just popping up in weird places on my body with no injury having happened, I am taking pred. and have been on Imuron for 3 weeks, is this a side effect I should be worrying about our is this something that happens with the Crohns. I am very anemic and taking Iron and other vitamins.  This is kind of freaking me out.


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Date Joined Jan 2005
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   Posted 9/17/2008 6:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Please call your doctor ASAP. Bruising while on Imuran needs to be checked out by your physician. They will probably send you for bloodwork today.

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Date Joined Feb 2004
Total Posts : 730
   Posted 9/17/2008 2:11 PM (GMT -6)   
I have bruising too : started a few years ago but I never mentioned it to a doc...
all on my legs ??

Hey Lamb ... I am having blood work 2-3 times a month ... do you have any idea what it might be connected with ?

Dx with Crohns 25 years ago
1 surgery ; 16 years ago ... 
Cervical DDD and restless leg syndrome
Currently on ;  Requip ,  cymbalta, dIovan HCT, tramazone,
Remicade, FML (eyes ; steroid ) , Restasis (eyes)   

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Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 76
   Posted 9/17/2008 2:29 PM (GMT -6)   
hI monkeychic,
I had to come off imuran because of bruising.  I actually tried it 3 times and each time the bruising appeared. Just like you said not sore to touch.  You need to get this checked out.

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Date Joined Jul 2008
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   Posted 9/17/2008 4:23 PM (GMT -6)   
thank you so much I will call my Doc.

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