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Date Joined Aug 2006
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   Posted 9/29/2007 7:23 PM (GMT -6)   
anyone have this?? i saw the denist this week. was told that i have mild gum disesase.
was told that it might be caused by my meds and smoking.
just curious?
38 yrs old male. dx with cd of ileum June 2006.
3 feet of large intestine and 1 1/2 feet of small intestine removed because of complications from diverticulitis (fall '03) i.e. hartman's surgery(starting to wonder if i was misdiagonized and was actually CD)
med. : 100mg imuran ,remicade Dec.06 every 6 weeks
 arthritis in fingers and knees

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Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 1488
   Posted 9/29/2007 7:33 PM (GMT -6)   
Oh yeah! It's caused by both and you might want to question if you have a zinc defincentcy (spelling)? Sorry, to much percocet tonight from infected/impacted wisdom teeth. All root canals I've ever had have failed within 2 years because my gums can't support the dental work and decay takes over. No matter how much flossing/brushing/rinsing etc. I do. However, do these things and make you natural teeth last as long as you can. I am 47 and now wear a total denture on top. I will admit that economic circumstances growing up prohibited me from receiving proper dental care.
Dx'd Jan'06, 1st Resection 7/06, Predinsone, Humira, Imuran, B12 injections, Nexium. Secondary conditions: Psorasis, Acne, Fatigue, Joint Pain, Lactose Intolerant, gallstones, fibroid cysts, peri-menopausal.

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