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   Posted 1/20/2009 11:49 AM (GMT -6)   
Well not only do i have to now worry about the pain that comes with my crohn's (occasionally now, thank god!)..but now i have more to worry about! i went to the ER last night for excruciating pain in my right side..turns out it was another ovarian cyst..and they cant do anything about them! i was on birth control for over 4 years and had to stop in august because i got a blood clot in my lung while being hospitalized for my crohn' obgyn said no way would i be allowed to go back on it for years and years..the ER doctor told me this is most likely going to happen every time i get my period/ going to see my obgyn next week to get this all straightened out and to see if they can do something for my strange situation! right now i'm just doing the pain killer thing, and i honestly dont know what else they can do for me other than that! ugghhh more pain issues to deal with..i'm really starting to get pissed off about how unfair this all is! i'm a good person and shouldn't be tortured with all this pain all the time :( there are many other people out there who deserve to be tortured, me not being one of them lol!!
21 year old female
Diagnosed with Moderate to Severe Crohn's August 2008 (hospitalized for over a month right after)
Taking...asacol 1 2xs/day, 6mp, nexium, miralax, benefiber, and Remicade every 6 weeks
As needed...zofran, lortab, tylenol 3, bentyl
Off of Prednisone!!!

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Date Joined Apr 2008
Total Posts : 1753
   Posted 1/20/2009 12:03 PM (GMT -6)   
That sounds absolutely terrible! I'm so sorry...there should more they can do than just prescribe pain killers!!
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking:
Prednisone 15 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, bentyl as needed, omeprazole in the morning, multivitamin, humira every other week, and good probiotics.
Surgery for ectopic pregnancy most likely the result of severe Crohn's inflammation in July of 2008.
Attempting a diet without refined sugars, high fat content, bleached or bromated flour, most dairy, red meat, and avoiding anything spicy like the plague. Also refuse to eat anything with trans fat or high fructose/corn syrup.
"He who has a why to live for can bear with almost any how."

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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 829
   Posted 1/20/2009 12:10 PM (GMT -6)   
I am so sorry to hear about your condition, i know how you feel i have endometriosis and i don't know what i would do if i could not take the pill :S

What about the mini pill that has no estrogen.
Ask about that.
24 year old female

Diagonsed with Crohns disease in December 2008..

Medication - Asacol, Remicade, Entocort

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