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   Posted 12/7/2008 2:07 PM (GMT -6)   
I wanted to say how much i appreciate this site and all of you whom are members. I have found out more information from you all than i have found in any medical library. any time that i have a weird flare or notice a pattern  that this disease seems to follow, there is someone that has had experience with the same thing. it has been helpful not only to manage my symptoms, but to make me feel that i am not alone. most importantly, i have found many others whom have struggled to be diagnosed and taken seriously. learning from your experiences has given me the confidence that i needed to stand up for myself when i was getting blown off by a health care provider. Bless you all.

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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 12/7/2008 4:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi I am glad you find Healingwell very helpful. It has helped alot of us.
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital

in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.

My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
Also diagnosed with Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Date Joined Nov 2003
Total Posts : 7055
   Posted 12/7/2008 6:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Survivor49 - I know the site owner will be delighted to read your message. I am going to let him know right now!
Moderator Crohn's Disease Forum
CD, Ankylosing Spondylitis, lupus, small fiber peripheral neuropathy, avascular necrosis, peripheral artery disease, degenerative disc disease, and a host of other medical problems.

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