I thought I was fine and then..

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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 4/19/2010 6:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Last night all hell broke loose shakehead I got severe diarrhea and cramping and then afterwards I got dizzy and had back pain.. I was fine all day Saturday! I just dont get it. I am on Asacol and my hair is everywhere! All over my pillow, in the shower.. Kinda scary. I am supposed to see my GI on Thurs but I am wondering if I am diagnosed with Crohn's do they put me on any other meds besides the Asacol? I think I have to see a Rheumy for my bones too because I am almost always aching in my knees, back, shoulders and sometimes my ankle. confused
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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 4/19/2010 7:14 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been maintained on Asacol for over 5 years now. I do have some hair shedding, but not alot. I would recommend adding some Folic Acid into your med mix, that will help to slow the hair shedding. 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!
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