The difference for me would be that I cannot
tolerate the pain from a bowel obstruction. I generally will end up in the ER for a few hours with morphine.
Suffice to say they are excruciatingly painful, and I think sometimes I might rather go through surgery again than go through another obstruction.
Gas pain is uncomfortable, but that is something I can take so...
20 years old, Diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's and Colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking: Prednisone 5 mg, pentasa 2 pills 4x a day, omeprazole in the morning, and a women's multivitamin. I'm also trying a B vitamin complex, but it doesn't seem to be working so I'm considering the shots.
Diet almost completely without refined sugars, wheat, flour, gluten, high lactose dairy, and/or junk food in general. bonniegriffith.blogspot.com/
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