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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 4/27/2009 5:38 PM (GMT -6)   
This forum is great! Really, it is. There is no better resource for battling a disease than an active support group.

Okay, let's see here, not sure how best to explain this but I will be frank about it.

Do any of you leak? Especially after a bowel movement. Even after I am fully cleaned up, a few minutes later or maybe a half hour later, I need to wipe again and there is plenty to wipe (residue). I am just wondering if this related to CD or someother malfunction.


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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 79
   Posted 4/27/2009 5:51 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, almost everytime. And it seems to get worse if I'm active and walking around
like in a store shopping. I'd be interested to hear anyone who has a cause for it
and a way to stop it, if any. I've had CD for over 12 years now and I've just learned
I have to deal, and always have wipes with you!!!!!

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Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 1445
   Posted 4/27/2009 5:54 PM (GMT -6)   
I had that keep happening a long time ago. Not sure why I had it or why it went away...
32 y/o male. Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: Humira 2/27/09. 15mg prednisone. Udo's Choice Probiotics (30 billion). Can't tolerate any iron supplements or infusions.

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

Go Saskatchewan Roughriders!

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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 22
   Posted 4/27/2009 5:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank goodness I am not alone. It's a bit embarrassing having to go back to restroom.

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   Posted 4/27/2009 8:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Somtimes it does seem to give us a time of it and probably most of us have had problems at one gail
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still gail
"Blessed are those that can give without remembering and recieve without forgetting ~Aurthor Unknown~

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Date Joined Apr 2009
Total Posts : 174
   Posted 4/27/2009 11:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I don't really have leakage but get the residue every now and then. Definately wouldn't mind knowing a prevention for it...

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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 192
   Posted 4/28/2009 9:36 AM (GMT -6)   
This happens to me all the time. My GI said that it should only happen when I am inflamed, but it happens regardless of whether I am flaring. Sometimes, I will even shower after a BM, and 20 minutes later I will leak! It is so frustrating. I actually use gauze so that I don't have to change my underwear all the time.
Dx with Crohn's Colitis; Meds: Pred and Imuran; female in late 20s.

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