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   Posted 7/11/2010 1:44 PM (GMT -6)   
latly here it burns when i go and when i wipe anyone have any tricks to stop this?

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   Posted 7/11/2010 1:46 PM (GMT -6)   
Diaper rash cream will help the external area from burning as much. I have "Butt Paste" but others have recommended A&D.

32 yr old female-dx with Crohn's in '97 after emergency resection and appendectomy, 2nd resection '05, Bilateral pulmonary emboli 10/09
Currently on Humira, Omeprazole, Effexor, Seroquel, Calcium, Vit D
Coumadin stopped 3/15/10!!!!

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   Posted 7/11/2010 3:26 PM (GMT -6)   
I love A&D ointment -easier than a lot of diaper creams, provides a barrier protection against further burning and irritation and promotes healing. Its also cheap -easily available and doesn't smell bad! Products with zinc oxide are hard to get on to irritated skin, messy and a bit more expensive. That's my vote!

Symptoms since Jan 2009, Dx UC vs crohns May 2010 but probably small bowel Crohn's dz, biopsies all "normal"

Meds: Celebrex, Omeprazole, Liadla, Entocort EC 9mg/day, Vit D, Mulitvit, Omega 3's, Ambian, Neurontin

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   Posted 7/11/2010 7:46 PM (GMT -6)   
A&D, or ask your doctor for a prescription of the cream that combines Lidocaine and Hydrocortisone. Comes with little individual applicators. It's a little messy, but absolutely works the best for me.
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 7/11/2010 8:36 PM (GMT -6)   
and make sure you are using a wipe instead of standard toilet paper...My husband has some in a baggie, cuz he even likes it better, and he doesn't have crohn's...there are many different types, but make sure they are septic/sewer safe...the regular baby wipes are not, but usually the toddler wipes are...I also use a Prep-H wipe...I get them at Costco...but you can get them anywhere from your local drugstore, to Target...good luck!
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