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Date Joined Aug 2006
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   Posted 10/5/2007 6:29 PM (GMT -6)   
anyone have it?
 i have what is called golfer's elbow. it's tendonitis on the inner side of my elbow.
reason i ask is i'm wondering if it's from wear and tear or from my meds.
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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 Apr 2005
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   Posted 10/5/2007 8:25 PM (GMT -6)   
You already have arthritis in your fingers and knees, I wonder if you really have arthritis in your elbow too?!? I know I was recently diagnosed with inflammatory arthritis associated with Crohns. My knees, si joint and spine really give me grief.
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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   Posted 10/5/2007 9:56 PM (GMT -6)   
I have terrible bouts of enthesitis. Enthesitis is inflammation in the tendon where it attaches to the bone. I have had it in my shoulders. elbows, knees, Achilles, hamstrings, etc. This is all caused by my ankylosing spondylitis according to my rheumy. Remicade really helped get it under control. Recently had to stop Remicade and go onto Humira. Hoping it works as well. It you continue to have joint problems, an evaluation by a rheumatologist might not be a bad idea.
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CD, Ankylosing Spondylitis, small fiber peripheral neuropathy, avascular necrosis, diffuse connective tissue disease, Sjogren's Syndrome ?

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