Diagnosis given after steriod injection?

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   Posted 6/12/2009 12:13 AM (GMT -6)   
How did you get this diagnosis, are there any of you out there who received this diagnosis after getting any kind of corticosteriod injection?

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   Posted 6/12/2009 4:13 AM (GMT -6)   
I was dx in 1982 after emergent surgery. I honestly don't think they even had a clear idea of what they might find. But I came out of surgery minus several inches of bowel and terminal ileum. But I've had symptoms all my life (that I can remember).

What issues were you having that led to the injection?

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   Posted 6/12/2009 7:25 AM (GMT -6)   
If you are asking if the cortisone shot caused your Crohns, I doubt it. We use steroids to treat our Crohns, so I don't see a steroid shot as causing it. I was diagnosed by c-scope and other tests within 3 weeks of my symptoms starting.

Good luck,
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   Posted 6/12/2009 11:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Arthritis originally went for a facet injection they ended up giving me a caudial epidural injection they changed there mind at the last minute..
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