Help! Joint Pain!

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sno92c
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   Posted 5/22/2010 11:20 PM (GMT -6)   
I am having a very bad flare up and about a month ago started experiencing major joint pain. My elbows, shoulders, lower back, ankles, wrists and toes are killing me. Why does this happen and what can I do about it??? Please advise me! shakehead
Diagnosed in 2004 with Crohn's disease. Resection in 2009. Have tried almost every medication and nothing has worked. Next step permanent ostomie.


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   Posted 5/22/2010 11:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Can you get to a rheumatologist...many of us here see both a GI and a rheumatologist...helps with the joint pain...Joint pain can be an extraintestinal manifestation of this disease...
I have linked a book that gave me a lot of help...it was given out free at one time...
books.google.com/books?id=NNrhqls0JGQC&printsec=frontcover&dq=100+questions+and+answers+about+crohn%27s+disease+and+ulcerative+colitis&source=bl&ots=Nkdj40O7ap&sig=qOEkyS5DsCKaaaiXdSpEE5w8NU0&hl=en&ei=Lb74S62pIYj4NaPvlIQI&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=5&ved=0CDQQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=100%20questions%20and%20answers%20about%20crohn%27s%20disease%20and%20ulcerative%20colitis&f=false
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