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   Posted 11/3/2007 2:34 PM (GMT -7)   
Never Trust a Fart....... If you know what I mean.
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 160lbs). On HUMIRA, Prednisone

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   Posted 11/3/2007 2:39 PM (GMT -7)   

I don't have to worry about that anymore.
49 years old, Crohn's Disease   
Six resection surgeries, permanent ostomy, adverse reactions to Remicadeback on 6MP for maintenance, hoping for a long remission from this last surgery. 

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   Posted 11/3/2007 3:06 PM (GMT -7)   
Well I guess it's the power of air and many cleanup's. Some of us are glad it's getting out if you know what I mean. I have had some problems lately too so understand where that is coming gail

gemini kiwi
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   Posted 11/3/2007 3:35 PM (GMT -7)   
Yep.I've learnt that lesson the hard way. I bet we all have. Even if your not overly religious what do you all pray for? I find myself saying when I make a mad dash to a public restroom something like,
"Please God let their be toilet paper in the dispenser, oh and PS............I prefer the more absorbent type, not that slipery stuff some places pass off as TP its nasty."

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   Posted 11/3/2007 3:56 PM (GMT -7)   
Those days are well and truly gone for me!!!!!!!!!!! Often think about those days though LOL
:-) :-) :-) :-)
Diagnosed Crohn's 1994, panproctocolectomy with ileo Feb 2006.

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   Posted 11/3/2007 4:22 PM (GMT -7)   
Everyone hates it when a fart turns out to be a shart.

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   Posted 11/3/2007 6:45 PM (GMT -7)   
I've said that here a few times...never trust a happens to the best of us, don't feel bad it's the nature of the BEAST!

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

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   Posted 11/4/2007 1:37 AM (GMT -7)   
When this happens it can create fear too, for me the fear last about 3-4 days :(
Just go with your "gut feeling" and hope for the best! ha, it's fun to laugh at it, but it really does suck in the end!!!!
Male DX with CD May 2006 @ age 22, Colonoscopy and SBT
Taking Prednisone 30mg, Pentasa 1000mg 3xday, Atenolol 25mg for fast heartbeat and Restoril 30mg for the sleepless nights (thanks Pred!)

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   Posted 11/4/2007 3:26 AM (GMT -7)   
Thats totally true. I never trust a fart!!!!LOL
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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   Posted 11/4/2007 5:42 AM (GMT -7)   
I can laugh about it now, but at the time, it truly wasn't funny!  I was on my way to a school play, had a pair of white capri pants on.  Got out of the car and before I could shut the door...oooops!!!  Had to leave and change my pants.  After that, I never trusted a fart again.


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   Posted 11/4/2007 5:42 PM (GMT -7)   
If I only was a anus I'd never let it out, but I'd find myself wishing I was only just a fart... by gail ,gotta love yah's

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   Posted 11/4/2007 6:55 PM (GMT -7)   
You guys make me feel so normal!! 

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   Posted 11/4/2007 8:27 PM (GMT -7)   
Hmmmm....try taking a stool sample in one of those lovely specimen jars and trying to decide whether it's a fart or if you're about to baptize to hand! You know if we could bottle all that gas...we'd be some financially well off wouldn't we!
Dx'd Jan'06, 1st Resection 7/06, Predinsone, Humira, Imuran, B12 injections, Nexium. Secondary conditions: Psorasis, Acne, Fatigue, Joint Pain, Lactose Intolerant, gallstones, fibroid cysts, peri-menopausal.

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   Posted 11/5/2007 6:20 AM (GMT -7)   
Yep, they are also the most crooked things in the world. You aim them at the floor , and they hit you in the nose.
If we would read the secret history of our enemies,we would find in each mans life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.

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   Posted 11/5/2007 6:24 AM (GMT -7)   
So true so true!!! One accident was all it took for me to learn that one. I can't even trust a sneeze now either!
ps. my husband hid a pair of skid mark undies from me becuase he was embarrassed. I told him that was so cute and if he only knew...since I do the laundry!
Dx'd '90 (emergency rupture), symptoms ignored long before that, '03 fistulas and bad flagyl reactions, B12 weekly, Pentasa [until I surrender to the bigger meds]
I'm riding on the escalator of life....

Poopington McToot
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   Posted 11/5/2007 9:51 AM (GMT -7)   
Yes....does anyone even bother buying white underpants anymore? I mean, what's the point.

Poopington McToot
It's easy to grin, when your ship comes in...and you've got the stock market beat.  But the man worthwhile, is the man who can smile, when his shorts are too tight in the seat.

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   Posted 11/5/2007 3:58 PM (GMT -7)   
Sherbear41466 said...
I can laugh about it now, but at the time, it truly wasn't funny! I was on my way to a school play, had a pair of white capri pants on. Got out of the car and before I could shut the door...oooops!!! Had to leave and change my pants. After that, I never trusted a fart again.

Let that be another life's lesson learned - never wear white pants. I don't trust white underwear either.
Crohn's since 1988
3 resections

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