update -- I'm still in remission, just pregnant

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Veteran Member

Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 1340
   Posted 12/12/2009 3:53 PM (GMT -7)   
I posted a while back that I was sick with some CD pains and puking and scared it was CD and not my pregnancy because I'm in the second tri. My labs all came back perfect, so I *should* still be in remission. Unfortunately, still eating my safe diet and having D, nausea, and my first night time "poople accident." Apparently this pregnancy has decided to mimic a CD flare. As long as there's no damage being done to my guts I can deal with it, but it's hard not to worry about CD causing some of these problems.
Mom to a healthy Pentasa baby and pregnant with #2. 5+ years remission, woo hoo!

Veteran Member

Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 12/13/2009 2:57 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi my prayers are with you. For the joys of another beautiful baby.
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital

in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.

My GI doctor has me on and Humira. B-12 injection once a month.
Also diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Elite Member

Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 12/13/2009 7:59 AM (GMT -7)   
Ooh that doesn't sound like fun. Hope things settle down for you soon.

Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

Veteran Member

Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 1118
   Posted 12/13/2009 8:21 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi, i too hope that it will soon settle down for you I was at my best when i was was pregnant it was the before and after i had problems with the crohns good luck Bev x
Diagnosed with crohn's at 13 now 42
resection, right hemi 1993 In remmision from 93 till last sept with no meds or docs
2 resections small bowel  and fistula jan 09 and given temp stoma.  reversal 1st week of Jan. Meds:Pentasa 500mg 3x day,  B12 shots, every 3 months, iron syrup,loperimide,folic acid,  citalopram 60mg (for Anxiety.)

Veteran Member

Date Joined Feb 2003
Total Posts : 1811
   Posted 12/13/2009 5:00 PM (GMT -7)   
Hang in there girl! I hope this flare will settle for you soon too. What about some prednisone? Would that help?

Veteran Member

Date Joined Nov 2005
Total Posts : 1340
   Posted Yesterday 7:40 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks guys. Hanging in. Talking to the ob this week.
Stef-- for now he's not calling it a flare at all. Sticking with the Pentasa, but assuming this pregnancy is just causing cd-like problems. If things change we'll try entocort first then pred. Really want to avoid pred, don't need the mood swings.
I guess this is just proof that each preg is different just like each kid will be. I felt WONDERFUL the full 42 weeks last time. Oh well. It's all worth it.
Mom to a healthy Pentasa baby and pregnant with #2. 5+ years remission, woo hoo!

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, December 15, 2017 8:50 PM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,905,995 posts in 318,907 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 158254 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, InArizona.
337 Guest(s), 11 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
PeteZa, Keylyme, Worried386, Michael_T, Girlie, Pratoman, ExplosiveKittens, Cajun Jeff, Papancha, Jessica Jaroff, Goat0724