Kibbles, I had rotator cuff surgery in 2005 and partial shoulder replacement in the same shoulder in 2006. I was on Imuran for the first one and Remicade for the second. My surgeon covered me with IV antibiotics and I healed up just fine from both. Endoscopic shoulder surgery isn't bad at all, but I always hate the rehab.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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