eggs and salmon?

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   Posted 2/18/2010 7:38 AM (GMT -6)   
does anyone find eggs or salmon gives them problems?

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   Posted 2/18/2010 8:08 AM (GMT -6)   
I tolerate them well, but everyone is different... if they are giving you problems I'd stay away from them!
female 19, diagnosed crohns december 2008
entocort/pentasa previously, now prednisone(tapering) & 100 mg imuran, probiotics, calcium w/d3, biotin, folic acid, zinc, omega 3s, digestive enzymes & prenatal multivitamin

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   Posted 2/18/2010 8:10 AM (GMT -6)   
I love fried eggs but can't eat them..It's on of the things that I CANT eat at all. If I eat one I am immediately in the restroom....sometimes before I even get finished eating I have to go, so I don't eat them...For me Eggs and Pork are aren't good for me to eat ever!!!!
Diagnosed with Crohns 15 years ago...After my sugery 15 years ago I havn't had any flare ups until now...I am currently taking Pentasa and the Cimzia shot..I am 43 years old..

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   Posted 2/18/2010 8:11 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm alright with them, its one of the things that doesn't affect me too much, as long as I eat them in moderation.
I tend to only have anything with egg in once a week so it doesn't upset me.
But salmon I could eat every day! ;)
Michelle 40 years old
Diagnosed with CD 2004 (undiagnosed correctly +- 3 years, wrongly diagnosed with IBS)
Bowel resection 2005
medication: pentasa 500mg , Co-codomol 500mg/32mg codeine
loperamide 2mg (prn - take as many as 10-20 a day)
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Ferrous sulphate(anaemia)
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   Posted 2/18/2010 8:13 AM (GMT -6)   
I don't have problems with either of these. They are actually both considered safe foods for me. But as mentioned above, diet is so individual. Hugs!
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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 2/18/2010 8:14 AM (GMT -6)   
I do okay with eggs if they're not scrambled too dry. Salmon always bothers me but I eat it at times anyway. I think it's too rich for my gallbladder or something. I always feel icky after eating it.

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   Posted 2/18/2010 9:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Salmon has been the best food for me and is something I eat often. I have noticed that I do better when preparing the salmon I take all of the oils off of it and then grill it on a gas bbq. Then I add just a little bit of balsamic vinegar that helps with the spices that I put on it and seem to make it easier on my stomach.

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   Posted 2/18/2010 9:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Salmon is on the safest side of my diet. Eggs are usually ok.

Have fun with them!
Brazilian sick fellow...
Diagnosed in nov/94 - Started with Prednisone, followed by Pentasa and Imuran
Blockage - First Surgery 2001 (no ressection)
Severe bleedind - 2003 - Stopped by 60mg of Prednisone
Stricture leading to a ressection in Dec/2008 - Second Surgery
Now on Remicade + 100 mg Imuran + Iron

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   Posted 2/18/2010 9:58 AM (GMT -6)   
I can eat eggs at every meal and have no problem. Fish too. I don't like salmon, so I don't eat that, but I tend to eat a lot of fish in general and consider it one of my really safe foods. But like everything else with this DD, if it bothers you, then its a no-no for you.

CD 20 years officially, 30 unofficially. 3 resections '93, '95 '97
Managing with strict low residue diet, keeping symptoms to a minimum. All test show small amount of ulceration, still have occasional blockages. But still have a great time with my 2 daughters and husband!

Prednisone, 6MP,Prevacid, B12 shots, Bentyl, Xifaxan.....

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   Posted 2/18/2010 10:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Eggs and salmon are ok with me as long as they are not too spicy or greasy.
diagnosed 1/09 with "diverticular colitis" ?? location: sigmoid colon
localized scleroderma, IBS, asthma/allergies, prediabetes, high BP, fibromyalgia, GERD
low thyroid,claritin, advair, singulair, diovan, progesterone, VSL#3 probiotic, Vit. D, colazal
zoloft, rolaids, pepsid (as needed)

Blood test positive for Crohn's via prometheus ibd serology panel

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   Posted 2/18/2010 1:20 PM (GMT -6)   
I am fine with both eggs and Salmon.  However, if you are not able to tolerate them, it could be the Omega Oil.  Salmon is high with them and a lot of eggs now have them added to them.  The oil is good for us but they are an anti-inflammatory.  Check your eggs.  Make sure they don't have any Omega 3 added and then try them out. 
Good luck.
36 yr old Male with Crohn's Disease since '88 - No Surgery yet
Been on almost every type of drug with bad results
Remicade since Nov 2009
Prilosec 20.6mg - 2x a day
Multivitamin daily

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   Posted 2/18/2010 2:11 PM (GMT -6)   
I went for a few years when both of them (eggs, salmon) would make me burp/belch for a few hours after eating.

Lately I don't seem to have much trouble with either, for what it's worth.

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   Posted 2/18/2010 6:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Salmon and eggs are both fantastic foods for me, as I have crohn’s colitis and base my diet on the SCD – which encourages plenty of good protein and low carbs. Salmon and eggs/fish and protein are so good for my tum!
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