How often between colonscopies

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Mormor Vicky
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   Posted 1/8/2009 11:05 AM (GMT -6)   
How often do most of you have colonoscopies?  I'm just curious.  I haven't had one in 2½ years.
Vicky / 48 years old
DX'd with Crohn's during a resection August 2006
DX'd with Steriod induced Diabetes November 2006
Considered in Clinical remission but have minor signs of disease activity
Daughter (27) also has Crohn's since she was 12.
Currently on 4000mg of Pentasa only for Crohn's
No longer able to take 6-MP because of Bone-Marrow Suppression
Cymbalta, Metformin, Lipitor

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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 186
   Posted 1/8/2009 3:29 PM (GMT -6)   
I have to get one every year!
39 years old female, Dx'd 2000 Crohn's Colitis in entire colon
Allergic to Asacol/Pentasa/6MP/Immuran and many others (too many to remember)
Past meds: Cipro, Pred
Current meds: Humira (...and waiting for it to work)

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   Posted 1/8/2009 4:55 PM (GMT -6)   
There's a protocol for this. It depends on where your disease is active, how long it's been active, things like that. You can find more information by Googling.

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