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   Posted 3/1/2010 2:52 PM (GMT -6)   
He's home from the hospital! Yay!!! He's feeling pretty good. I'll tell more later!

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   Posted 3/1/2010 2:59 PM (GMT -6)   
Excellent news

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   Posted 3/1/2010 3:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Thats Fabulous postie!I bet he's glad to be home. Bev x
Diagnosed with crohns at 13 now 43
Reversal of temp ileostomy finally have a date 7th April 2010
Meds: Iron syrup,Loperimide,Folic acid & Citalopram 60mg (for Anxiety.)

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   Posted 3/1/2010 3:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Excellent. Hope he's well on his way to feeling better. Now take a moment for yourself and have a nice cup of tea or cocoa!

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 3/1/2010 4:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks guys! No coffee, but I'm taking a nap. And so is he. I'll update more later, ok?

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   Posted 3/1/2010 5:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Very good news.
Male, 54 years old with Crohn's since 15 years old, diagnosed at age 46. Terminal ileum resected 2002. 5 months of remission. Crohn's has now been active since early 2003. Had a gall bladder removed Nov. of 2009. Currently on Remicade every 8 weeks, Nexium, Iron, B-12 injection every 4 weeks,5-asa Asacol, Morphine Sulfate as needed for pain. Cymbalta for long term pain control. 5-asa Salofalk, Entecort, Imuran and Prednisone in the past.

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   Posted 3/2/2010 1:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Great news. Hope he keeps getting better and better. Now, go get some more rest for yourself , I know you need it.
If we would read the secret history of our enemies,we would find in each mans life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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   Posted 3/2/2010 4:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Thats good news to hear.
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital

in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.

My GI doctor has me on and Humira. B-12 injection once a month.
Also diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

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   Posted 3/2/2010 9:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Whoo Hoo!! Glad he is feeling better.

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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 3/2/2010 1:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Yay! What's his next step?  Glad to hear some good news.

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       Posted 3/2/2010 2:13 PM (GMT -6)   
    So glad to hear your news!!!

    Crohn's Disease for 18 years.. 1st Resection June 2009 still having trouble-anastomostic leak and now fistula.  Currently on Flagyl, Entocort, and Imuran trying to get the drainage to stop. 

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