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   Posted 6/15/2010 2:44 AM (GMT -6)   
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Total Posts : 317
   Posted 6/15/2010 4:30 AM (GMT -6)   
Massachusetts (Boston-area)
Official dx September 2007.
currently flaring (June 2010) with colitis
Medications: Pentasa, Omeprazole, Prednisone, 6MP
History of hypothyroid (dx 2004, take Levoxyl), and gall bladder surgery (1997).
47 years old; single mom to three wonderful kids, ages 12 to 18.

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   Posted 6/15/2010 5:40 AM (GMT -6)   

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   Posted 6/15/2010 6:08 AM (GMT -6)   
Diagnosed with Crohns in 2001
First and hopefully last Ileocecectomy 2/18/2009

Medications:Humira,  Asacol, FolicAcid,  Multivitamin, 1000mg Calcium, Vitamin D, Probiotics, Pepcid Complete, Questran,  Monthly B-12 injections.

Living a Great life with my Wife and my two Chocolate Labs
Hunter & Hailey.
I love them dearly.

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   Posted 6/15/2010 6:21 AM (GMT -6)   
St Thomas..Ontario,Canada

ty great idea
         HV Crohns..pyoderma gangrenosum..anxiety..neuropathy...fibro
                      seizures ..totally deaf within last yr                                   
  meds...lyrica..valproic acid..pentasa..b 12 shots ..ativan..diazepam..dilatin  


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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 269
   Posted 6/15/2010 6:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Yorkshire, England
Diagnosed 2005.  41 year old female living in UK
Current medication  -  infliximab infusions, ranitidine, Vitamin B12 injections, anti depressants

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   Posted 6/15/2010 7:11 AM (GMT -6)   
Outside Boston, Massachusetts.

Hey Huckleberry, I'm Northwest toward NH.

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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Total Posts : 674
   Posted 6/15/2010 7:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Dianogsed with Crohns: At 16 years old. 23 years old now.
Surgeries:3 Bowel Resections, Gallbladder Removed, 3 Abscess Cleanings, Fistula Repair
Current Meds: Methorexate, Vitamin B12 (injections), Nexium.
Next Surgery: None.

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Total Posts : 76
   Posted 6/15/2010 8:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Essex England

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Total Posts : 105
   Posted 6/15/2010 8:03 AM (GMT -6)   
Diagnosed w/ Crohn's 2010
Diagnosed w/Hemicrania Continua (variation of migraine disorder)fall 2009
Diagnosed w/bilateral sacroiliitis/possible developing ankylosing spondylitis due to Crohn's 2010
Current meds: Pentasa, prednisone taper back up to 40 mg a day, omeprazole (Prilosec), zonisamide (Zonegran)

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Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 6/15/2010 8:05 AM (GMT -6)   
San Diego, CA
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease 
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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   Posted 6/15/2010 10:12 AM (GMT -6)   

Crohn's Disease, Acid Reflux/Gastritis, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Endometriosis, Arthritis, Depression/Anxiety.  Too many meds to list them all.  =) 

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Date Joined Jun 2010
Total Posts : 59
   Posted 6/15/2010 10:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Lexington, Kentucky
23 y/o
Diagnosed in 2007
Misdiagnosed w/ Lactose Intolerance at 11 y/o
Misdiagnosed w/ IBS @ 16
3 hospital stays in the last 6 months
been on Asacol, Pentassa, Remicaide, Humira, Prednisone on and off (I think it's the devil) and lost more random things.
Right now 6MP,about to start Cimzia, just went off prednisone AGAIN, just stopped Humira
Married with a 3 y/o

Southern Lady
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Total Posts : 32
   Posted 6/15/2010 10:20 AM (GMT -6)   
Natchez, Mississippi
humira Feb 2010
nexium 40mg
gemfibrozil 1200mg
levothyroxin 100mg
estradoil 1mg
topmmax 200mg

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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 383
   Posted 6/15/2010 10:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Currently, Las Vegas, NV
Dx'd w/ Crohn's in 1979 at age 13. Bad flare 2008 but no health insurance so I dealt with it. Colonoscopy in July 2009 caused a perforated colon, emergency bowel resection. 2 fistula's, perianal and perivaginal.

Humira, probiotic, a multivitamin, calcium, magnesium, zinc, and fish oil. I also take Tramadol 50 mg and Klonopin (for anxiety) as needed.

Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance!

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Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 29
   Posted 6/15/2010 10:46 AM (GMT -6)   
Minneapolis, MN
(not-so) Successfully In Denial of my Crohn's Disease since 1985!
Resection surgeries 1993 and 2004.
May 2010: Currently on Pentasa and enough Prednisone to revive a dead horse!

*Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it."

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Date Joined Jan 2007
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   Posted 6/15/2010 10:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Originally Norfolk UK, now Illinois, 20 mins from St louis.

Too many years with CD
Two bowel resections, several obstructions.
Fibromyalgia and recently diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis and lupus.
B12 Shots bi-weekly

Laughter is the brush that sweeps the cobwebs from our hearts...

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   Posted 6/15/2010 11:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Atlanta, GA

Symptoms since I was 15 (now 50), 2 “definitive” IBS diagnoses but no treatment except “eat more broccoli, you are not getting enough roughage", CD in small bowel diagnoses with Pill Cam 06/2010, Kapidex 60mg, Prednisone starting at 40 mg (moving to 30 soon YEA!!), Pentasa 4,000 mg, Amitripyline 10 mg, SCD, Freeda  - Multi Vitamin  & 2000 UI D3,  Melatonin 9mg

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Total Posts : 794
   Posted 6/15/2010 11:29 AM (GMT -6)   
Lincs, England

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Total Posts : 506
   Posted 6/15/2010 12:50 PM (GMT -6)   
St. Paul, Minnesota.
Diagnosed with CD July 2007
Currently on Remicade, Imuran, probiotics, folic acid, multivitamin.
Resection December 2009

Amor fati - Nietzsche

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   Posted 6/15/2010 1:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Northern Utah.

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   Posted 6/15/2010 1:48 PM (GMT -6)   
San Diego, CA.
Originally from central Kentucky.

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Total Posts : 244
   Posted 6/15/2010 2:05 PM (GMT -6)   
Edgewater, NJ (on Hudson, 5 min from NY)
MMAC, Wife & Mother of 3 (17, 16 & 10) - Diagnosed w/CD June05 (terminal ileum)

Imuran (150mg), Prednisone (40mg), Lunesta (3mg), Zofran 4mg (when needed), Nexium 40mg and Remicade as of 7/24/08 -

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Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 186
   Posted 6/15/2010 2:08 PM (GMT -6)   
Dallas, Texas
I am a 29 yo female, Dx with UC in 97, hospital stays monthly, tons of blood transfusion, bowel rest on TPN, prednisone, asacol, sulfa, imuran, VSP
99- multiple failed remicade treatments, more hospital stays
finally in 2001 had enough and had total colectomy (j-pouch) surgery, 1st step was good, then the reversal was not such a breeze, got peritinitis which was awful!!
the rest of 2001-2006 were amazing!
now having problems again- they are thinking Crohns.- have been on Humira with no luck

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   Posted 6/15/2010 3:40 PM (GMT -6)   
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