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Date Joined Sep 2008
Total Posts : 150
   Posted 12/13/2008 8:40 AM (GMT -6)   
I know I havent written in a while, but i have been busy moving and such.
I received a call from my doctor, about my b12, he said my deficiency is real bad, and that i need to have injections yesterday. Im not absorbing b12, and he suggests that with my other problems, that maybe it is something to do with the small bowel.
He also suggests that i take the test for celiacs disease just to rule it out. That test is 135 dollars, and it is not covered by ohip.
I have a new doctor, and he didnt seem to be too concerned about what was going on. I guess we will have to see. He did send me for a pelvic ultrasound though, and told me to keep my appointment in kingston in april to see the gi.
Hopefully soon, we will have some answers, cause this really really is a pain.
Thanks again everybody, and if I dont speak to any of you before, have a safe and wonderful holiday :)
30 year old female, currently being diagnosed with a possible crohns, or celiacs disease. Have lost 40 pounds, cant eat very much, distended abdomen, low b12, constant diarrhea, diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2006, also have PTSD, and have suffered from depression and bipolar episodes since being a teen.

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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 4527
   Posted 12/13/2008 8:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kelly glad you are moved in and I hope you are settled in .Great you can start getting your B-12 back up and hopefully feel a little better. Thanks for giving us a update and hope you have some good holidays. Keep in touch when you can. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still gail

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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 12/13/2008 10:56 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kelly glad your move is over. Boy with that low B12 that makes me believe you have Crohns even more. I know you will be so glad to finally get a diagnosis. Please keep us posted on what the doc says. And I hope you have a wonderful and healthy Christmas.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis. Currently my Crohns is in remission.

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