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   Posted 8/18/2007 10:01 AM (GMT -7)   
I hope some of you can give me so advice. Since I have been diagnosed with Crohn's I hae good spells and I have bad speels jus tlike everyone else. My question is, When I'm starting a bad spell it seems that Im realtivly okay unitl I eat someting. No cramps or gas or nausea but after I eat it is alomost an immedeate flip and I feel that way for three hours or so then starting feeling better, then of coaurse few hous later antoher meal and it starts over again. Anyone have similar issue?
Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's. Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow through, diagnosed with Crohn's (22 years old 165lbs). Starting HUMIRA 9/10/2007.

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   Posted 8/18/2007 11:09 AM (GMT -7)   
I am like that now but it was not like that before my surgeries. I use to have more C issues than D. I find I feel better later at night it seems to finally calm down then.
Dx with Crohn's 1987, symptoms as early as 1984.
Temp iliostomy February 2007, reversed June 2007, Ovarian cysts, migraines, allergies (incl food allergies) , oral allergy syndrome (diff than true food allergies), Asthma, Gall Bladder removed 1999, Inguenal hernia 1987

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   Posted 8/18/2007 4:30 PM (GMT -7)   
It's not uncommon to have this kind of discomfort due to narrowing of the intestines by inflammation or scarring, for example. That's one reason many crohnies lose weight--because it hurts too much to eat. Smaller frequent meals can help with this sometimes.

48 yr. old. Ileocolitis.  CD since early teens, misdx'd until age 36.  Hemicolectomy-left side in 2001.  Disease returned in 2003. Arthritis, episcleritis, chronic pain due to surgeries (nerve damage, adhesions) and disease.  Recently dx'd scoliosis.  History of endometriosis.

Post Edited (JaSanne) : 8/18/2007 5:45:00 PM (GMT-6)

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