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Date Joined Feb 2008
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   Posted 2/22/2010 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
I would first like to introduce myself. My name is Lisa i am 45 and i was diagnosed with crohns colitis 6yrs ago. I had resection surgery 3yrs ago and I have tried pentasa,prednisone,remicade,nulev and after surgery i have tried 6mp,asacol (went to asacol because I had a real hard time swallowing all the pills, they would get stuck) i usually have to crush a pill or take it with yogurt or something thick. I dont think i have ever experienced a remission. I would like to thank all of you, the information here has been a god send. Im now liviing without insurence and it is scary, My question is how much rearanging do they with your small intestine it feels like it is wrap around my bladder i cant pee when stuff is in that area and it causes severe cramping sometimes thanks for listening

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   Posted 2/22/2010 10:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I cannot answer your question specifically...but I did want to say "Welcome". As to your question...could be lots of stuff, but my first thought is adhesions, which can occur after surgery or as an artifact of inflammation...What did your docs say?...have you brought this up?
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   Posted 2/23/2010 3:52 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello Isith
 Cannot answer your question but just wanted to say hello. I am sure that someone wil be along soon who can answer for you-haven't been here too long myself but they are a great bunchsmile

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Date Joined Dec 2008
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   Posted 2/23/2010 6:14 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi there and welcome to the forums.
My guess would be adhesions, but it could be your intestines flip flopping and twisting which could be the cause of your pain.
I would get checked by your doctor though.
Good luck!
Diagnosed with Crohns in 2001
First and hopefully last Ileocecectomy 2/18/2009

Medications:Humira,  Asacol, FolicAcid,  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.

New Member

Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 6
   Posted 2/25/2010 8:47 PM (GMT -6)   
i havn't been back on since i posted, and wanted to say thanks to all
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