Just got out of hospital today :-(

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Date Joined Jan 2009
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   Posted 8/31/2009 2:50 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone,

Just got out today after going in thursday. I had had enough! I was in so much pain and was sick to death of patching this disease with a liquid diet and too many painkillers so i went into emergency and while i'm still exhausted but feeling better from some high doses of steroids and much needed pethidine. My Gi saw me and has me booked in for a pill cam and colonoscopy/gasteroscopy on Wednesday but I believe that FINALLY my point has come across that I am not well and need some better care. Its a shame many of us have to get attention this way.
Tina 26yrs old Diagnosed in 2000 with Crohn's surgery for perianal abscess and fistulas
currently on Imuran 125mg Motillium for digestion used in the past Remcide, salofalc, pred.
Worst pain equal to child labor was after eating home made Granola...i can still hear the screams ha ha.

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Date Joined Jul 2009
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   Posted 8/31/2009 4:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Welcome home! Hope you are feeling better..I am sorry to hear that you are having trouble getting the help you deserve. I hope things get straightened out for you!:)

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waiting on Remicade

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Date Joined Sep 2005
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   Posted 8/31/2009 4:55 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm sorry, Cayer. I hope this can be the beginning of something better for you.

Co-Moderator Crohn's Forum.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 8/31/2009 8:55 AM (GMT -6)   
So sorry to hear about the hospital visit, but like you said hopefully this will get you on the path to getting some tests and getting to feel better.

Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and Anxiety/Panic Forum
Crohn's Disease for over 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium  w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
It's scary when you start making the same noises As your coffee maker.
*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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