I hope your GI also ordered a stool test. I had Salmonella once and they thought for sure it was a Crohn's flare and the high dose Prednisone made everything worse. It took several months before they finally ordered a stool test. You may have some sort of bacterial infection causing the D.
54 yr. old female, diagnosed with Crohn's in terminal ileum Sept-Oct. 2007. Also have GERD and IBS, gastroparesis (Dx. with c.difficile 1/12- now resolved)
MEDS: Pentasa- 6 500mg pills per day, Dexilant, Metamucil, colace, miralax as needed, Culturelle probiotics .25 xanax for sleep prn