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   Posted 2/27/2009 3:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Is anyone a patient of Dr Farraye in Boston? Has anyone seen Dr Farraye in Boston? If so, can somebody give me a little insight, thoughts?

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   Posted 2/27/2009 3:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry, I don't know of Dr Farraye. Bu.t there are several posters who are from Massachusetts. What Hospital is He/She associated with? I see someone at Beth Israel

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 2/27/2009 3:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Dr Francis Farraye from Boston Medical Center

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   Posted 2/27/2009 4:31 PM (GMT -6)   
I also go to BI, but I understand that BMC is EXCELLENT for IBD. Good luck
33 years old. Diagnosed in 2002ish. 
Taking Asacol, Lomotil TID, and on Remicade since 2004. 
Lower Bowel area only, except for the short stint (about 2 weeks) that I had mouth sores.  Also have external/anal fistula and anal/vaginal fistula. 

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   Posted 2/27/2009 4:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Sorry I don't know him either. I go to MGH in Boston but after some recent bad news and decisions I need to make, I think I need to get a second opinion. Let me know if you hear anything about him. Thanks,
39 years old female, Dx'd 2000 Crohn's Colitis in entire colon
Hypersensitive/Allergic to Asacol/Pentasa/Budonside/6MP/Immuran and more
Past meds that worked: Cipro, Prednisone
Just stopped Humira 1/1/09 (Didn't work - bad side effects too.)
Started Remicade 1/15/09 ... and waiting for it to work

Daily: Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Fergon Iron Supplement, Omega 3, Multi-Vitamin

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   Posted 2/27/2009 4:49 PM (GMT -6)   

He comes very highly recommended from a few doctors I know in the Boston area. I have family there and I wouldn't hesitate to see him.


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   Posted 3/5/2009 3:22 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you everybody. Sounds promising. I'm hoping he will work out for me. I'll let everybody know after the appt March 17th
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