I want surgery - Stricturplasty

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Jay25CA
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Date Joined Jul 2004
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   Posted 2/20/2009 4:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm tired of being sick. Anyone had great success with surgery? Hope to get stricturplasty done on the bad parts. How do they determine which parts to remove? Is it via colonoscopy?

Rider Fan
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   Posted 2/20/2009 5:11 PM (GMT -6)   
The surgeon told me yesterday that strictureplasty isn't done on the large intestine/sigmoid. Is this what others have been told?
32 y/o male. Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: 25mg Methotrexate. 8mg prednisone. Udo's Choice Probiotics (30 billion).

Tried SCD, didn't work, now avoiding gluten and dairy.


Jay25CA
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Date Joined Jul 2004
Total Posts : 114
   Posted 2/20/2009 5:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Depends on the surgeon I believe.

Jay25CA
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Date Joined Jul 2004
Total Posts : 114
   Posted 2/20/2009 5:29 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm currently on 9mg Entocort, and 75mg 6mp and having bad cramps and pain when I eat certain foods. Even cookies I think affect it. Anyone else have problems with cookies? :(
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