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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 4/9/2010 12:37 AM (GMT -6)   
Well I saw my doctor on Tuesday and she put me on a 1 month regimen of Entocort (9mg for 3 weeks, 6mgs for 3 days, and 3mg for 4 days), she says that if this helps me that they will officially label me with Crohn's, and also if it knocks out my acid reflux they may have to reevaluate my upper GI tract.
On the bright side tho I don't have Hyperthyroidism. (.....yet)

so I hope for relief and if it comes I'll accept my fate as one you all =)

On Entocort regimen to help my diagnosis.

20yr old Male
2002-Diagnosed with GERD when I was 12.

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Date Joined Sep 2006
Total Posts : 171
   Posted 4/9/2010 2:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Well I hope it's not something incurable like Crohn's even if it takes longer to diagnose. If it is, then welcome aboard :(

I feel a whole lot more the way I do now than I did a little while ago.
Crohn's Dx April 2006. Pentasa and Entocort EC

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Date Joined Dec 2005
Total Posts : 1768
   Posted 4/9/2010 8:17 AM (GMT -6)   
I second that...would be good to have A diagnosis, but not one of Crohn's :(

I hope they get things figured out!

32 yr old female-dx with Crohn's in '97 after emergency resection and appendectomy, 2nd resection '05, Bilateral pulmonary emboli 10/09
Currently on Humira, Omeprazole, Effexor, Seroquel, Calcium, Vit D
Coumadin stopped 3/15/10!!!!

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Date Joined Apr 2010
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   Posted 4/9/2010 10:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Crohns is a pain in the butt!!!
I'm on Humira(1 injection/week), Effexor, and Vitamin B12 injections for now
Does anyone know if a person can do probiotics while taking Humira??

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Date Joined May 2007
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   Posted 4/10/2010 7:09 AM (GMT -6)   
Hello Auntybert,

Welcome to the Forum! I am sorry you have Crohn's Disease (CD) but at least you have found a forum with very expereienced people who are friendly and helpful. There are quite a few people here who take Humira and I am sure they will join the conversation soon. I think probiotics are fine with Humira.

Take care.
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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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 4/10/2010 10:15 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes Auntybert, you can take Probiotics with Humira. Probiotics shouldn't have any effect on any of our meds. And Astroboogie, I too hope its not Crohns either. Good luck!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
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!
*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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