Excessive Urination and Crohn's

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mkl11
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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 1/26/2009 7:58 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm seeing a urogynecologist on Thursday, but just wanted to check in here.

Could excessive urination (we're talking around 20 times a day) be somehow related to Crohn's or Humira?

I do not have UTI, as I've been tested multiple times since this symptom has arisen. There is no pain other than some pelvic discomfort. No other known symptoms...it's been gradually building over several months, but gotten bad the past month.
20 y/o, diagnosed 6/2007. On Humira, no wheat or corn syrup, low sugar, low dairy.


LMills
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Date Joined Apr 2008
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   Posted 1/26/2009 8:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Well, seeing as how I am a crohnie on humira who is having frequent problems with urination: very likely?
That's my eight ball answer anyway.

Let us know what the results are in any case. I'm curious to know.
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."


pb4
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   Posted 1/26/2009 9:14 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm not on any oral RX for my CD and I've noticed I pee tons for the last couple of yrs compared to the first 15ish yrs of having this DD, I'm in my 40's so I just chalked it up to it being a combination of that and pooping so many times over the last 18 yrs with CD messed up my pee-er too.

:)
My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it! LOL :)


kimberlayn
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Date Joined Jul 2007
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   Posted 1/27/2009 10:57 AM (GMT -7)   
I've noticed I pee more when I am in a flare or have a lot of inflammation in my abdomen. I think it puts pressure on my bladder, and I can't hold as much? Annoying, that's for sure!
diagnosed w/Crohn's 11/06. 34f with 2 boys, a lovable dog, and a wonderful husband. <S>150 mg Imuran</S>, bentyl, entocort, vicodin as needed, Humira, metoprolol for orthostatic hypotension and heart palpitations. Bowel resection 9/07. Active disease back, darn it 8/08. 11 year old son with IBS-C, on Bentyl.

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