I saw this post and other than me having Crohns Disease and you UC, your joint pain symptoms sound exactly like mine. I too am in remission, but this joint pain has made me really miserable. I have a Rheumy but she just wants to put me on Enbrel or Humira type meds and of all the things I have heard about
them, I worry about
getting more joint pain from those meds.
My feet hurt all the time, feels like I am walking on bones instead of the pads. I have the rib/back pain just as you described. My hands hurt all times, and oh gosh how my knees always hurt. And then of course my spine and hips hurt.
I have a very sensitive stomach because of the Crohns and don't do well with most supplements. They just upset my stomach.
I like you know that I should go to the rheumy, but I just don't have it in me to go on those really strong meds. So instead I just treat with my pain meds.
Just wanted to let you know you are not alone.
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Been living with Crohn's Disease for 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, and Calcium and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Osteoarthritis and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission.
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