? 4 the females...no offence lads..

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   Posted 2/20/2009 2:39 PM (GMT -6)   

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   Posted 2/20/2009 8:01 PM (GMT -6)   
I would see your obgyn doctor if it continues to be really heavy.
I've had light bleeding from missing a pill but not heavy at all.
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking:
Prednisone 5 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, bentyl as needed, omeprazole in the morning, prenatal 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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   Posted 2/20/2009 9:05 PM (GMT -6)   
It is normal. Any time I missed a pill I would get my period - full on.
27 Year old married female law student (last year!!). Diagnosed w/ CD 4 years ago, IBS for over 10 years before that, which was probably the CD. I am sort of lactose intollerant too but can handle anything cultured and do well w/ lactose pills and lactaid. For crohns I am currently on Pentasa 4 pills/4x day and hysociamine prn. I also have bad acid reflux and have been on PPI's since age 13. I have been through prilosec, prevacid, and nexium. Currently I am on Protonix in the morning and Zantac at night. I also take a birth control pill to allow some fun in my life.

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   Posted 2/20/2009 9:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Yup, Even if I just take my pill late. Like the few times I have been in the ER and gotten home in the middle of the night. I will end up having a full on period.

CD 20 years officially, 30 unofficially. 3 resections '93, '95 '97
Managing with strict low residue diet, keeping symptoms to a minimum. All test show small amount of ulceration, still have occasional blockages. But still have a great time with my 2 daughters and husband!

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

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   Posted 2/20/2009 9:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, it has happened to me before. Not every time I have missed a pill, but I wouldn't worry about it. If it continues longer than a regular period, I would talk to your doctor just to be sure that it isn't something else.

At least you're getting a period though - I haven't gotten mine this month (not on BC anymore either, I stopped all meds a few months ago), which I suspect is because of my drastic weight loss :( It's pretty scary!

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   Posted 2/21/2009 3:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Yup, stop taking your pill and that's what happens. You should start to be normal again either your next period or the one after if you start taking your pill after this one is through.
32 year old female... diagnosed with Crohn's/Colitis at age 16, then with Proctitis in 2005... right hemi-coloctomy April 2001 (removed 12 inches)... currently taking 100mg 6MP, Canasa, acidolpholus, Protonix, tapering dose of 40mg Prednisone... considering Remicade

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   Posted 3/2/2009 1:56 PM (GMT -6)   
I can't take birth control pills. Everytime I have tried, I flare-up like crazy! What's ones are you all taking that your stomach's can tolerate?
-Diagnosed with Crohn's at age 16
-Bowel Resection done in Oct. 2005
-Currently take Asacol

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