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   Posted 9/17/2007 8:10 AM (GMT -7)   
Finally, my colonoscopy is scheduled for tomorrow. If things go as I think they will, I'm betting my diagnosis will be changed from UC to Crohn's and I'll be joining all of you officially.
Nothing but clear liquids today and the phospho-soda fun starts at 3 p.m. Wish me luck.
Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis spring 1999
Possibly misdiagnosed
Maintenance dose sulfasalazine
Probiotics, l-glutamine and fish oil caps

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   Posted 9/17/2007 10:58 AM (GMT -7)   
Here's a (((BIG CYBER HUG)))!!! We definetly all can feel your pain. Good luck tomorrow.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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   Posted 9/17/2007 1:29 PM (GMT -7)   
I am with Nanners on this one

Remember we know what you are going thru .......

All the best on the scope tomorrow

Keep us posted plz

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   Posted 9/17/2007 6:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Hope things go good for you tomorrow and that your prep is going good. Keep in touch and let us know how your doing. lol gail

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   Posted 9/17/2007 9:00 PM (GMT -7)   
Just want to wish you good luck.   Hope everything comes out ok (no pun intended).  Mine is scheduled for Oct 5 and I'm not looking forward to the prep, but am anxious to see the results. 

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   Posted 9/17/2007 9:04 PM (GMT -7)   
just wanted to say good luck and let us know how you are doing as soon as you feel well enough.
Living with Crohns for 1 year. I have a wonderful husband and two beautiful little girls.
One blessing that came with my Crohns: I thank God for each day that I can get out of bed and take care of my girls and my home.

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   Posted 9/17/2007 9:54 PM (GMT -7)   
I feel the pain.  Don't forget to clean your toilet.  (lol).  best of luck with the test.   I too, was diagnosed with u.c.  about  10 yrs.  then about 2 yrs ago was diagnosed with Chrohns. 

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   Posted 9/18/2007 1:34 AM (GMT -7)   

good luck tomorrow, rest well and spoil yourself! :)



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   Posted 9/18/2007 2:49 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi good luck with the scope.
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 Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
My Internest doctor has me on Lisnopril-HTCZ and Folic Acid. Diagnosed
with Osteoarthritis July 2007

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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 9/18/2007 6:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Best of luck! I'm having another on Oct. 1. I hope you get some definitive answers. Will your doc be taking biopsies?

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   Posted 9/18/2007 7:30 AM (GMT -7)   
Good luck w/both prep and scope results. I'm overdue but just can't get any to enthused about scheduling. I had thought the new facility would be able to provide a CD/DVD of the procedure but it turns out they can't make copies and it would too large a file to e-mail so its back to video taping the monitor and then converting the video to CD/DVD. Somehow the letdown has taken all the interest and enthusiam in at least seeing for myself what is going on in there. I just need some motivation, I guess. I've been feeling pretty good and the thought of all the nausea w/the prep just turns me off.
Some people are like Slinkies... Not really good for anything, but they still bring a smile to your face when you push them down a flight of stairs.

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   Posted 9/19/2007 12:35 PM (GMT -7)   
The scope now days is nothing...You have they great twilight sleep. I am have my third this year on 9/25 , I get both ends since I have CD real bad and GERD. In the old days we had the old steel rod. You were on your hands and knees with your fanny up in the air and a round rod about two feet long was stuck up your fanny for a biopsy etc etc , god they hurt. Good luck on the findings, have the scope is nothing, you do not remember a thing...

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