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Date Joined Sep 2009
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   Posted 10/8/2009 4:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Beca123 is my little sister. I have seen that some of you have commented to her about her situation and I thought I would just let you know what's going on with her. Well she was admitted to the hospital about 2 weeks ago and on Tuesday she had to have a little over a foot of her intestines removed. She had alot of scar tissue and they said it had formed almost a complete blockage and the only way to fix it was with surgery. She is doig well, in alot of pain of course and should be there for about another week. So all who read the please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

Crohn's for 8 yrs;Pentasa 500mg 2-3x daily

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Date Joined Sep 2008
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   Posted 10/8/2009 5:39 PM (GMT -6)   
I hope she has a speedy and complete recovery.

Dx'd with Crohns 1984 and polycystic kidney disease in 1996
Bowel Resection surgery 2006, Now on Asacol, Endocort, Prednisone, folic acid, and Enalapril.

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Date Joined May 2009
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   Posted 10/8/2009 5:48 PM (GMT -6)   
Good to hear she is doing relatively well. Send her our collective best.
Diagnosed with CD July 2007
Currently on Remicade, Imuran, probiotics, folic acid, multivitamin.

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Date Joined May 2007
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   Posted 10/8/2009 6:40 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for letting us know! Tell her that we are thinking of her and are glad she is getting better! Prayers for swift healing!
Diagnosed with Crohn's in early 2007.  Several peri-rectal abscesses and two fistulae with setons.  Allergic to Remicade and Humira.  Currently on 6MP, and vitamins D and B-12.

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   Posted 10/8/2009 7:01 PM (GMT -6)   
Please send her our good thoughts and wishes!
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   Posted 10/8/2009 10:35 PM (GMT -6)   
tell her good wishes!


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Date Joined Feb 2004
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   Posted 10/9/2009 1:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks for letting us know and please send her big hugs and warm wishes for a speedy recovery!!!

bee propolis caps 500mg one cap twice/day
omegas 369 caps one cap twice/day
probiotics 10 billion cfu once/day
vitamins C-calcium ascorbate (easy on the gut) and vitamin A each once/day
Prodiem fibre supplement one cap before bed
I've also altered my diet (no junky stuff at all, processed, fast-foods, refined sugars, ect) and exercise regularly.
I went from 30+ bloody BM's/day with lots of lower back pain to an average of 5/day no bleeding no back pain and completely formed stools, still have severe urgency issues.
~~~~~~~~My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it! LOL :)~~~~~~~~

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 10/9/2009 7:42 AM (GMT -6)   
Sending big hugs and prayers her way. Hoping her surgery leads to a long long remission.

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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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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 10/9/2009 3:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi thanx for letting us know how Beca is doing wishing her well and a speedy recovery. 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.)

New Member

Date Joined Sep 2009
Total Posts : 11
   Posted 10/9/2009 3:25 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you for all of your kind words and I am sure sure will be very thankful as well.
Crohn's for 8 yrs;Pentasa 500mg 2-3x daily

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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 947
   Posted 10/9/2009 7:17 PM (GMT -6)   
Wishing her well!
Diagnosed with Crohns in 2001
First and hopefully last Ileocecectomy 2/18/2009

Medications: Asacol, Precription Folic Acid, Multivitamin, 1000mg Calcium, Vitamin D, Probiotics, Pepcid Complete, Questran,  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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