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Mac_Gyver
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 11/26/2007 12:25 PM (GMT -7)   
well I went to a ccfa crohn's and colitis eveniing of learning and it was awesome. It made my GI look like a oron. I learned more there then my doctor has ever told me. So I scheduled an appointment with a GI at the OSU Medical Center n Columbus, Ohio. Only problem is its not until jaunary 24th next year! BUt I guess I can Wait for a real opinion.
On another notetoday I feel horrible. I a have a headache, Im tired even though I slept 12 hours last night, I have had a cough for a week, When I stand up I get light headed and i can feel my heart pounding in my head. Any thoughts?
Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's.
Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow
through, diagnosed with Crohn's (22 years old 160lbs). On HUMIRA, Prednisone

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gumby44
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   Posted 11/26/2007 4:27 PM (GMT -7)   
It's good you are going to a specialist..sorry you have to wait so long. It sounds like you are sick, which makes everything worse! I am from a small town and I often worry about how much my doctor actually knows. I mean, he can't possibly have that many Crohn's patients...it's just not that big of a town (Population is about 60,000) I hope you feel better soon!
48 yr. old female, diagnosed with Crohn's Sept-Oct. 2007


peggy113
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   Posted 11/26/2007 4:41 PM (GMT -7)   
FinalMacGyver said...
On another notetoday I feel horrible. I a have a headache, Im tired even though I slept 12 hours last night, I have had a cough for a week, When I stand up I get light headed and i can feel my heart pounding in my head. Any thoughts?

Could you be dehydrated?  That won't explain the cough, but it could explain the lethary and lightheadedness...  Just a thought. 
 
Peggy
      
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery 
 


gachrons
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   Posted 11/26/2007 5:10 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Sounds like your meeting went good it is nice to get out and see what local people have to say. Sorry your getting a cough going and hope you feel better soon just keep an eye on your temp. Only thoughts I have, is hope ,that you feel better soon. Still thinking though that maybe your getting hit by the love bug!! Keep in touch . lol gail

Mac_Gyver
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 11/26/2007 5:30 PM (GMT -7)   
gumby44 said...
It's good you are going to a specialist..sorry you have to wait so long. It sounds like you are sick, which makes everything worse! I am from a small town and I often worry about how much my doctor actually knows. I mean, he can't possibly have that many Crohn's patients...it's just not that big of a town (Population is about 60,000) I hope you feel better soon!

Population of 10,000 here. Im not sure what I have I felt better then worse then better now worse. We'll see how everything goes tonight, maybe i just need a good night sleep.
Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's.
Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow
through, diagnosed with Crohn's (22 years old 160lbs). On HUMIRA, Prednisone

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Mac_Gyver
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Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 350
   Posted 11/26/2007 7:08 PM (GMT -7)   
Could the way I feel have to do with not taking my HUMIRA? Iwas suppose to take it last thurday but with everything last week it got pushed to tomorrow, hopefully.

Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's.
Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow
through, diagnosed with Crohn's (22 years old 160lbs). On HUMIRA, Prednisone

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