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   Posted 5/12/2010 1:10 PM (GMT -7)   
I'm wondering if anyone has been diagnosed Crohn's disease here despite
1.Avoiding all vaccinations
or 2.Being breastfed for a long time (more than a 6 months)
or 3.On a vegan diet or something close to it before diagnosis

Thanks! yeah
Crohn's Colitis diagnosed 6/08
Organic SCD since 4/09
Remicade since 6/09
Boswellia + Natren's Healthy Trinity probiotic + Cinnamon + Wild Oregano Oil + vitamin D + zinc + Barlean's fish oil

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   Posted 5/12/2010 1:57 PM (GMT -7)   
I was breastfed until I was almost 1 year old and all my siblings were too. I am the only one who developed Crohns. I think these 3 things have nothing to do with getting Crohns. More than likely in my case it might have been all the antibiotics they gave me as a child for my allergies, or my starting smoking at 13. JMHO
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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!
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Date Joined Nov 2008
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   Posted 5/12/2010 3:43 PM (GMT -7)   
My mom said that she had to give me soy milk when I was a baby because I couldn't tolerate regular milk....
-Heather, 24 yrs. old

- Crohns disease since 1995, officially diagnosed in 2003.

- Bowel resection in Dec. 07, Crohns reoccurred July 08.

- Medications - Entocort 9mg, Humira, Pentasa 2000mg, Bentyl 20 mg, Lexapro 20mg, Wellbutrin SR 150mg, Trazadone 25mg

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   Posted 5/12/2010 5:25 PM (GMT -7)   
yeah, I don't think any of those three things have anything to do with getting crohns, it runs in familys and sometimes it doesnt, I just know i've always had a hard time tolerating food, I spent alot of time in the hospital as a baby, I was also almost a month premature due to my mom having a horribe Crohns flare and getting an infection while she was still pregnant with me.
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   Posted 5/12/2010 6:05 PM (GMT -7)   
Nanners said...
I think these 3 things have nothing to do with getting Crohns.

What Nanners said. :-)
33 y/o male. Dx'ed in 1999. No surgeries.

Current meds: Humira 2/27/09. Proferrin iron pills.

Reduced gluten and dairy.

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