Microscopic Colitis

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Date Joined Jul 2013
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   Posted 7/17/2013 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
smhair  I have been diagnosed twice in the past year through colonoscopy biopsy that I have MC. I have had this condition for three years but just finally made myself see a gastro doc last year.  Doctor has tried every med that typically works for MC.  I have diahrea 4+ times per day.  My stomach is very loud but not painful or gassy feeling.  It just roars around loudly.  Within 30 min. of eating I will have a blowout as I call it.  Did I mention I am a runner.  So that presents another issue.  Yes I have had a few accidents along the way.  When it hits I must go immediately.  I  have frequented every large tree along my country route.  Only med that gave some relieve was Prednisone.  However, I will not use that again - horrible drug.  Four months later I can't get the added 7 pounds off that I gained while on Prednisone.  Now doc wants to try a mild antidepressant that is used for IBS.  I am confused, and basically it is interring with my life.  My personality is one of a worry wart with much anxiety especially when it comes to this topic.

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   Posted 7/17/2013 9:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Post this on the UC board.
50 yrs old, IBD diagnosis in spring '01. Proctitis, gastritis, ileitis.
Currently taking Pentasa (3g/day)generic Colazal (96 pills/day), Sulfazine (1.5 g/day), Prevacid, folic acid, vit. D (2K iu), flax seed oil (2 tsp/day), psyllium (1/2T daily), mesalamine enema as needed. Gluten free as of 5/30/11. Colonoscopy found no evidence of inflammation on 8/16/1
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