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Date Joined Jun 2009
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   Posted 7/1/2009 9:36 PM (GMT -6)   
So I was dx last month with crohn's, and a severly strictured illium. Today I had a double scope, the gi doc said she didn't see anything and she doesn't know what is wrong now! I am not sure how to take this, I am still in severe pain and having all of the symptoms that I had at the time of dx. Any advice? I can't handle this rollercoaster!

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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 947
   Posted 7/2/2009 5:43 AM (GMT -6)   
How did they see that you had a strictures ileum? Did they do a CT scan with contrast? Who said that you have Crohns?
Sorry for all the questions, and Welcome to the forum.
Hope you get your answers and are feeling well soon.
Diagnosed with Crohns in 2001
First and hopefully last Ileocecectomy 2/18/2009

Medications: Asacol, Precription Folic Acid, Multivitamin, 1000mg Calcium, Vitamin D, Probiotics,  Monthly B-12 injections.

Living a Great life with my Wife and my two Chocolate Labs
Hunter & Hailey.
I love them dearly.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 7/2/2009 10:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Have they done any biopsies when they did your scope? Have you been on any medications since your first scope? That could be why your guts look better. But you might want to ask for a pillcam, that is the best test to diagnose Crohns. Good luck!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and Anxiety/Panic Forum
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium  w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed for my anxiety.  Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*
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