"Dry" Crohns Disease?

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   Posted 6/3/2010 10:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Ive heard this term used, but havent found any information online regarding it. What does this mean? Crohns without D?

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   Posted 6/3/2010 10:47 PM (GMT -6)   
I've never heard the term before. You quess sounds logical but ... what do I know never having heard it before?
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   Posted 6/4/2010 12:39 AM (GMT -6)   
Crohn's without bleeding? As opposed to ulcer/leisions that  bleed?

Male, 55 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, Entocort, Morphine Sulfate as needed for pain. Cymbalta for long term pain control. 5-asa Salofalk,  Imuran and Prednisone in the past.

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   Posted 6/4/2010 8:20 AM (GMT -6)   
I think it means Crohns without diarrhea. I suffer with more constipation with my Crohns, so I think in my case it would be Crohns C.
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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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