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   Posted 1/20/2009 7:18 AM (GMT -6)   
          Hello, I am still hanging in there from my surgery in november. Remember i got a fistula and 4 abcesses after the surgery. I am down to one jp seton. I went to dr yesterday. He says i still have small tear in intestine where i had my resection. He went in there and used alcohol to ruff it up to try and cause some scarring he said. If that doesn't work then will have to have surgery again to fix it. I am on remicade right now. I am having a terrible time sleeping. Up all night i get 4 hours sleep in 2 days then crash and repeat all over again. I am not on steroids weaned off of them. I was wondering if anybody else had this from the remicaDE.  I also think that once you have surgery you get abcessess and fistulas a lot. Does anyone else think this?

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   Posted 1/20/2009 12:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jersey been thinking about you and hope your better soon. Hoping the tear will heal itself. The Remicade did not keep me awake.. lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still gail

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