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canadachick
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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 59
   Posted 9/21/2007 8:14 AM (GMT -7)   
Does anyone else have a numbness in the tip of their fingers? I've had this problem for awhile and thought it might go away, but it hasn't. I'm on Asacol, Humira, Imuran, Prednisone, and iron so I figured with all those meds that SOMETHING was bound to have the side effect, but I wasn't sure. I thought it might just be a side effect of Crohn's?

JudyK89
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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 1986
   Posted 9/21/2007 8:17 AM (GMT -7)   
You need to tell your doctor right away. I'm not sure which, if any, of the drugs you're on can cause this, but I had the same thing from Flagyl. Also, you may need your B12 checked, low levels can cause neuropathies which is what this sounds like, they start out as tingling.


Judy
25+years diagnosed with CD. 
Numerous surgeries, permanent ostomy, adverse reactions to Remicade finally off of Prednisone, hoping for a long remission from this last surgery. 
 
 

Post Edited (JudyK89) : 9/21/2007 9:24:08 AM (GMT-6)


dunny2
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Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 3200
   Posted 9/21/2007 9:06 AM (GMT -7)   
I agree with Judy. I have peripheral neuropathy due to lack of B12. Mine has already caused permanent nerve damage, so I
urge you to at least rule this out. Good luck...
Vicky

Too many years with CD
Two bowel resections, several obstructions.


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keepingthefaith
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Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 331
   Posted 9/21/2007 5:47 PM (GMT -7)   
I have also heard flagyl causes perphial neuroapathy
Dx with CD 1987, 3 resections, 3 abcess sx, OA back & hips, bulging disk, Major depression/anxiety, kidney stones & sx to remove, now 44 yrs old.  Still trying to figure this disease out & of course all the little extra complications that come with this rollarcoaster of a life with CD. 
 
Meds:  Hurmira every other week 40 mg, Imuran .75 daily, cymbalta 60 mg daily, Lortab 7.5/500 x 4x, fish oil, fovia,vit e,folic acid,Vit B12,inject monthly,
 
         
 
 

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