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   Posted 1/17/2009 3:31 PM (GMT -6)   
 Has anyone used B-12 patches before, and if so how did they work for you?
 Thanks, Sherri

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Date Joined Oct 2004
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   Posted 1/17/2009 10:50 PM (GMT -6)   
Not personally, but anything is better than needles IMHO! Must ask my doctor about these!

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   Posted 1/18/2009 3:33 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi, the B-12 shot is alot better. goes to work faster.
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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   Posted 1/18/2009 10:45 AM (GMT -6)   
I've never heard of the patches, but its interesting. I do know that I get tingling when my B12 is low. I had it yesterday, I was just about due for my shot (about 2 days early) I had my husband give me the injection, and the tingling stopped within an hour or so. So I guess the shots work pretty fast.

CD 19 years offically, 29 unofficially. 3 resections '93, '95 '97
Symptoms constantly but all tests show only minor ulcerations. Currently having multiple episodes of gastritis with no known cause.

Prednisone, 6MP,Prevacid, B12 shots, Bentyl, Xifaxan.....

Texan with Crohn's
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   Posted 1/18/2009 11:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Humm... never heard of these. I take the dissolvable B12s daily, 4 - 5.
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