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Date Joined Sep 2007
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   Posted 10/25/2007 4:34 PM (GMT -6)   
I just went for a follow-up with the GI on Monday this week.  I had a little pain on the left side, but other than that, everything was fairly stable.  From practically the moment I walked out of the doctor's office, I've been feeling worse and worse. 
I woke up this morning with that roaring gut, painful gas thing, and yesterday and today I've been afraid to be more than 20 steps from the restroom.  I've had d around 8 times today.  Nothing like the worst part of my last flare, but when I have to go, I have to go NOW.  I also have body aches.  (I have fibromyalgia, so I get body aches with anything; sore throat, tummy trouble, etc.)
I called the GI's office, and she is starting me on Entocort.  I'm not crazy about using a steroid, but I sure don't want to let this get out of hand. 
How soon with the Entocort help me feel better? 

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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 217
   Posted 10/25/2007 4:40 PM (GMT -6)   
usually 2 weeks...good luck
35 yrs female, dx with crohn's on july 13th 07 increasing my  entocort 9mg 6mg 3mg    . starting imuran 250 mg had a allergic reaction  can no longer take it .  pariet ,dx with depression in 2002 ,effexor tappering off, welbutrin,resperidone and lemotrogine.

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