OMG the Bloating

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Date Joined May 2007
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   Posted 9/10/2007 7:24 PM (GMT -7)   
O.K...I have to ask...I am sure it is nothing...but I have noticed in the last month NO matter WHAT I eat within 5 mins my stomach becomes about 2 sizes bigger than it was before I ate...
Now...the only thing I can think of is that this is my bodies way of reacting to food.....Is this assumption correct?  Is this normal? 
The ONLY time my stomach does not feel bloated and completely normal is when I wake up in the morning....and when I eat nothing....
Could this be inflammation?
Mis-diagnosed for two years--doctors thought I had RA!

Fistua surgeries in Sept 2006,Dec 2006 and Aug 2007
Centon placed in fistula track during last surgery..permanent open wound
Finally diagnosed w/CD & Fistulizing Disease in Jan 2007
Currently taking Remicade since May 2007

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Date Joined Feb 2004
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   Posted 9/10/2007 7:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Only thing that helped get rid of my bloating and severe gas was taking fibre supplements daily for the rest of my life as my GI suggested.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it!  LOL  :)

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Date Joined Aug 2006
Total Posts : 331
   Posted 9/10/2007 8:28 PM (GMT -7)   
Lately thats how my abd is feeling, I have to wear the 2x size of jeans than my normal.  During the summer is was pretty flat, but, then again, I wasn't eating much.  I'm also trying to gain weight, but after eating literally 12 snicker ice creams bars in a week, well, it all just went to my stomach

Dx with CD 1987, 3 resections, 3 abcess sx, OA back & hips, bulging disk, Major depression/anxiety, kidney stones & sx to remove, now 44 yrs old.  Still trying to figure this disease out & of course all the little extra complications that come with this rollarcoaster of a life with CD. 
Meds:  Hurmira every other week 40 mg, Imuran .75 daily, cymbalta 60 mg daily, Lortab 7.5/500 x 4x, fish oil, fovia,vit e,folic acid,Vit B12,inject monthly,

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