GI bleed and severe pain

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   Posted 9/28/2009 8:49 PM (GMT -6)   
My Crohn's is causing me so much pain right now, its hard for me to even type this or think straight. I can't get out of bed or really walk anywhere right now. My sister has to bring me stuff. I've used the bathroom twice in the past hour, both stools were bloody. It wasn't alot of blood and it was red, but I feel like I don't know what to do. I feel bad going to the ER... I'm just in so much pain right now. please help.
-Heather, 24 yrs. old

- Crohns disease since 1995, officially diagnosed in 2003.

- Bowel resection in Dec. 07, Crohns reoccurred July 08.

- Medications - Entocort 9mg, Humira, Flagyl 250mg, Lexapro 20mg, Wellbutrin SR 150mg

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   Posted 9/28/2009 9:06 PM (GMT -6)   

Dear Easier2Run

I do not know your past history but I have a husband with Crohn's and if he was in severe pain and having some blood in his stools I would call his physician and talk with him/her or the physician on call for his  GI Doctor. Call you own physician as he  may suggest you go to the ER.

Just my humble opinion.

Take care,




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   Posted 9/28/2009 10:24 PM (GMT -6)   
If you are experiencing that much pain + the blood in your stools I would definately go to the ER or at the very least contact your GI, please dont keep suffering.
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   Posted 9/29/2009 8:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Hope you either got in contact with your doctor or went to the ER. Please do keep us posted on what they say. Sending healing prayers your way.

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   Posted 9/29/2009 12:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Heather, hope you managed to get it sorted and are feeling better Bev x

Diagnosed with crohn's at 13 now 42
resection, right hemi 1993 In remmision from 93 till last sept with no meds or docs
2 resections small bowel  and fistula jan 09 and given temp stoma.  reversal sheduled for Nov09 Meds:Pentasa 500mg 3x day,  B12 shots, every 3 months, iron syrup,loperimide,folic acid, Back on citalopram 40mg (for Anxiety.)

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