2 years after resection and disease is back

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Date Joined Jun 2005
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   Posted 4/25/2009 5:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Im back and so is the disease. It has only been 2 years and i went for my scope Friday and they said that i have inflamation and ulcers at the end of the small intestine. So now i guess i will be going on meds again. When i done the prep for the scope i could only drink about half and i could not drink anymore then the next day i was hurting so bad before the scope. so I know it was not from the scope and every time i move alot  i hurt. Im guessing the mirilax and gaterade upset my intestines. anyway i have not been on in a while and thought i would update. have a nice day. Barb

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   Posted 4/25/2009 7:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Barbz Hope you feel better soon have you been put on meds yet? How long have you been having problems again ? lol gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still alive.lol gail
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   Posted 4/26/2009 8:31 AM (GMT -6)   
You haven't taken any meds since your resection? EEK!!! I am a 100% firm believer in maintainence meds, especially after a resection. I only take Asacol, one of the mildest meds there is. Microscopic inflammation can be going on even when you feel healthy. I learned the hard way about not taking maintainence meds, because I ended up with an emergency resection.

Were you having any symptoms before your scope? If not, I would get on some type of maintainence med soon and stop things before you do become symptomatic. Good luck!
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Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
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