I have had two
open resections myself. Be gentle to yourself for a bit. Here's to a long long remission.
Not2Spunky, no when you have a resection, most folks do not end up with a colostomy. Only those whose Crohns is really bad and they require it. But for the most part most don't get one.
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Crohn's Disease for over 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
It's scary when you start making the same noises As your coffee maker.
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