Please help me. Need advice

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   Posted 12/14/2007 5:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Guys, I just weaned off of entocort and had the worst flare of my life. Complete bowel obstruction.
I immediatly started pred, entocort, flagyl, pentasa until I can see my Gi on wed.
The problem is not im in severe pain 10/10 in my entire abdomen. From rib cage to belly button. Im now passing formed stools due to the pred and not experiencing any CD symptoms but the abdominal pain is killing me??
What s going on? Can flagyl cause cramping /pain?

Post Edited (redspot321) : 12/14/2007 4:00:52 PM (GMT-7)

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   Posted 12/14/2007 7:19 PM (GMT -6)   

Hello redspot,

To the best of my knowledge drinking  alcohol while taking Flagyl, and for at least 48 hours after finishing the course, can cause unpleasant symptoms such as hot flushes, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, headache and palpitations. Otherewise I am not familiar with the medication itself causing severe abdominal pain.

I am concerned that you post your "not experiencing any CD symptoms" when symptoms of Crohn's disease include: cramping, abdominal pain etc.

IMHO any symptom of severe abdominal pain needs prompt professional medical advice. If you are a 10/10 pain scale I would say you have severe pain.

I hope this helps it some small way.



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   Posted 12/14/2007 7:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Hope the pred. brings things around for you I had bad pain with a partical obst. it was pretty bad so know what your going threw keep on liquids or soft ,definitely low roughage for awhile. Keep in touch and if you get too bad head for the emerg. lol gail
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