if anyone can relate to my symptoms????

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   Posted 1/2/2010 7:28 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm 29 years old and was diagnosed with crohns disease about a year. I also suffer from thyroid disease. hypertension, vitamin b12 and d deficiency and ovarian cysts.
since my last colonoscopy, i have been very sick. my intensines are filled with air and my gi dr gave me a steroid to take. while the air has gone away, the pain hasn't. my back( around the spine area) have been in extreme pain as well as my abdomen area. It was also found, that during my flare up, i got a kidney stone. I've been in the hospital and they send me home in pain.
if anyone else understands, please feel free to respond. your input is needed. thx

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   Posted 1/2/2010 7:31 PM (GMT -6)   
I can only say that I'm sorry to hear that you have developed this DD.
I would call your GI asap and tell him/her that you are not feeling good.
I hope you feel better soon.
Diagnosed with Crohns in 2001
First and hopefully last Ileocecectomy 2/18/2009

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   Posted 1/2/2010 7:33 PM (GMT -6)   
thx. i saw him 3 days in a row b4 xmas . he's on vacation and is due back this week. i left a msg.

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   Posted 1/3/2010 11:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Maybe you can ask your doctor is you might have small intestine bacterial overgrowth(SIBO). That will cause alot of gas and bloating. My doctor put me on a 10 day course of Cipro and it healed it right up. Just a thought!
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Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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   Posted 1/3/2010 3:41 PM (GMT -6)   
kitty, what did they do about the kidney stone? That can cause a LOT of pain, vomiting and sometimes even diarrhea. I've had family members with kidney stones. I hope you can get in touch with your doctor soon. Sounds like they need to do something for you. Keep us posted, ok?
diagnosed 1/09 with "diverticular colitis" ?? location: sigmoid colon
localized scleroderma & IBS, low thyroid,claritin, advair, singulair, lisinopril, progesterone, colazal, fish oil, synthroid, zoloft, wellbutrin, VSL#3 probiotic, Vit. D
Blood test positive for Crohn's via prometheus ibd serology panel

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