had scope today

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   Posted 10/17/2007 8:41 PM (GMT -6)   
sad  had scope today and doc says  definnently crohns and wants to do another test as far as barium drink to see how bad abstruction is he said i may need surgery and wants to put me on remicade and said i have ulcers

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   Posted 10/17/2007 9:09 PM (GMT -6)   
sorry to hear the news! BUT! you can move forward with treatment now and focus on getting better.

best of luck to you.
.: stephanie :.
32 y/o female diagnosed 8/8/7 with crohn's of the terminal ileum w/ stricture/scarring
currently taking 30mg prednisone, 4000mg pentasa daily & vicodin for pain

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   Posted 10/17/2007 9:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Well, weren't you sorta expecting the news? Not that EVER makes it easier to digest. When my UC became CD, I still felt like I was hit upside the head. So sorry about the news. But like Dustspeck said, its time to move forward & address the problem..


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   Posted 10/18/2007 6:12 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Boomer Hope the DR. gets you on meds soon that help your CD. The barium test aren't too bad to get threw best wishes and let us know how things are going. lol gail

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   Posted 10/18/2007 8:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Sorry to hear the news, Remicade might help you from getting surgery. I was on my last thread from getting another surgery and Remicade stopped that process. Good luck to you.
Crohns for 11 years
1 surgery so far
2 times in hospital for blockages
B12 Injections

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