Symptoms of Pediatric Crohns?

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awatt
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Date Joined Mar 2006
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   Posted 9/30/2007 8:35 AM (GMT -6)   
My 10 year old daughter has been having gas and loose stools when she eats ice cream after a big meal lately. Other milk products don't bother her. But rich cream soups also bother her lately.
 
Trying not to be an alarmist here, but with my history i am concerned. Will make an appt with the pediatrician ASAP on Monday.
 
But since it's Sunday I'm trying to get some info. Did a web search which mentions growth delays primarily as sign of Crohns.
 
I am wondering if any of you out there have a  child with Crohns or were diagnosed as a child, and what the symptoms were.
 
Thanks.

Nanners
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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 9/30/2007 11:17 AM (GMT -6)   
What your daughter is going thru sounds more like she is just lactose intolerant. That alone can cause the gas, and loose stools. I thought I was flaring recently and figured out later it was only lactose intolerance. I take Digestive Advantage lactose intolerance and it works well to keep it in check. JMHO!
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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