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krw135
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Date Joined Mar 2010
Total Posts : 186
   Posted 6/28/2010 7:15 AM (GMT -7)   
First of all, thanks for all the advice on helping me make it till my dr appointment with the most painful fissure- ever!  He said it was pretty bad, and that my spinchter (Sp?) muscles were very spasmatic!  So for 2 weeks I am on steriods- suppository version, nitro-glycerin jelly- which makes me very nervous, and I have lidocaine gel for pain.  If in 2 weeks its not better then I will have to see a Colon and Rectal Surgeon and go that route!  So I am hoping and praying these meds work, bc I don't want anymore surgeries!!
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


Nanners
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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 6/28/2010 9:23 AM (GMT -7)   
Sending good thoughts your way that these meds do the trick and heal the ouchy fissure. Hugs!
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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