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   Posted 6/4/2008 8:42 AM (GMT -7)   
I hate this waiting. Waiting on results of an MR ent that will determine whether or not I need surgery. Had the test on Monday--thought I'd hear back this morning. This is killing me. I'd be climbing the walls if I wasn't so darn weak---which makes it all the worse, eh? How do you get through this? I want to assume that b/c he didn't call me back right away, I'm in the clear but that would be false hope. UGH! Any advice?
23 years with moderate Crohn's/colitis; fistulizing crohn's; pentasa

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   Posted 6/4/2008 8:49 AM (GMT -7)   
I would call and ask the office if the results are back. I agree the waiting is terrible!!!!
I hope you get good news!


Karen (Karendee)

Diagnosed w/ Crohn’s Disease  March 2007 On 150mg Azathioprine (generic Imuran), Pentasa, & Entocort (take zofran for nausea now)

Diagnosed w/  Fibromyalgia May 2007 also on Soma

Also on Prilosec 2x a day for reflux.


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   Posted 6/4/2008 9:14 AM (GMT -7)   
I am sorry about you having to wait.
It was waiting for tests the first time I had crohns and again now that has caused me to suffer depression and now have to take antidepressants.

Good luck with the tests


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   Posted 6/4/2008 10:22 AM (GMT -7)   
yes, the waiting is the worst. my docs often return calls in the early afternoon, so maybe you will hear today. keep us posted and good luck! yp
48 y/o woman.  Diagnosed 4/06 after colonscopy, SBFT, CT-scan all showed crohns. 3 months later, after pred and remicade, all tests showed no crohns. December '06 had adhesions cut through a laparoscopy. Now taking Glycolax, Ultra Fiber Plus, Florastor, and DHEA. Have become gluten-free diet per naturopath's tests.

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   Posted 6/4/2008 11:52 AM (GMT -7)   
Waiting definitely sucks... :(... Ever see the movie... what was it called? Had Adam Sandler in it... Click? Clicker? *Somethin' like that*

Fast-forward button, that'd be nice...
I think I am being picked on by life, sometimes. But's that okay. Life and I are good buddies... I know life doesn't mean no harm. It just is the way it is. I can accept that.

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   Posted 6/5/2008 8:00 AM (GMT -7)   
Waiting is the hardest thing to do. I am glad that I see all my doctors at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto so the wait is never long. I can get my answers within hours. I will call the office of the doc that ordered my tests (including blood work) to get my answer. Most times they will fax me a copy of the test results and make an appiontment right away if needed or at a later date if required.
CD diagnosed 34 years ago
Stem Cell Transplant may be back on
Lap-assisted Ileocolic Resection- February 2008
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Back on Prednisone - I hate it
Ranitidine HCL 
Prednisone 1% (eye drops)
Maxidex  (eye ointment)
Homatropine 5% (eye drops)
B12, Folic Acid, Vitaman D, Calcium

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   Posted 6/7/2008 7:28 AM (GMT -7)   
I'm STILL waiting on my results from Monday's MR enterography. Life is on hold. Called gi office yesterday. Said he'd call me back. I know this is an urgent field. Someday, someone else may wait when I'm in trouble. But it's sooooo frustrating. Need to book a class this summer and want a vacation. Friends want to visit. And I haven't started humira --waiting almost a month for all this testing. Just on pentasa and immodium so having trouble keeping weight on and energy up. ugh!

Thanks for letting me vent!!
23 years with moderate Crohn's/colitis; fistulizing crohn's; pentasa

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   Posted 6/7/2008 3:45 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Sammies Hope you get your answers soon . Try to get your mind on something else I know it is hard to do but time does go by and soon you"ll know. Sure hope you feel better soon.Keep in touch. lol gail
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