HI Kimmy and Welcome. It sure is a great feeling to find yourself among others who really do understand. This is a great community and I've made some very good, life long friends over the last few years. Our members are very friendly and most willing to share their experiences, thoughts, hopes, fears and problems. We help one another get through the rough times and I hope that you find HealingWell as beneficial as I have.
As you can see, you are certainly not the only one who has developed Pancreatitis. Though I've been spared that problem, I did discuss it with my GI while we were talking about
possible complications. I'm sure you've read the "general" Crohn';s information where the quote is something along the line of "Crohn's can affect any part of the digestive system from the lips to the anus." Unfortunately, that includes the pancreas. The risk of pancreatitis increases when we add the immunosuppressants to our meds.
I hope that your Doc is able to help you get and keep this under control. I know that pancreatitis can be very painful. Until it resolves, I'd suggest that you consider seeing a Pain Mgmt Doc to help with the rougher days. I know I wouldn't have made it this far without the help of my Pain guy.
Keah a.k.a. Wormy
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