tommorow is my surgery at 6:30 am !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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hopestar
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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 8/20/2008 9:21 AM (GMT -7)   
Tommorow is my subtotal colectomy ileorecto anastomosis, i hv alot of emotions and thoughts running thru my head, im just gnna go in there hoping for the best and prepared for the worst. wish me luck, u all take care

worsenow!!!
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Date Joined Jul 2008
Total Posts : 208
   Posted 8/20/2008 1:21 PM (GMT -7)   
good luck hopestar i will be thinking of you xxx
extreme constipation from birth
fainting spells aged 15, then diagnosed I.B.S
anal fissures, haemorrhoids internal and external
mucous and bleeding
sigmoidoscopies, endoscpies, scans, x-rays, bloods
h-pylori aged 24-26
more tests, diagnosed severe slow transit, marker tests took 3-4 weeks to come away
large colon removed in 2007, aged 27( surgeon said removed 10ft) no colostomy
still in severe pain, awaiting dietician appt, now lots of food intoleraces
 
meds- ibuprofen, fluoxetine, amitriptyline,and omeprazole
 
LOCATION- North east of scotland


awesomeame
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Date Joined Feb 2006
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   Posted 8/20/2008 3:20 PM (GMT -7)   
good luck, we'll be waiting for youuu!
 
--matt
Dec 2006: Proctocolectomy/permanent ileostomy
Since 1991: Indeterminate crohn's/ulserative colitis


peggy113
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   Posted 8/20/2008 5:31 PM (GMT -7)   
Let us know how you are as soon as you can. Good Luck!!!
Peggy
      
Diagnosed with CD in 1979, many resections and meds
Perm Ileostomy July 1984 at Cleveland Clinic
Disease free since surgery 
 


praying4healing
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Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 739
   Posted 8/20/2008 6:09 PM (GMT -7)   
u'll be in my prayers! be blessed!!
25 y/o female- crohns disease since 14
Ileostomy pending-very worried
Tried asacol,pentasa,prednisone,remicade,6mp,azasan, no avail
Seatons placed
Worst year ever!

"For God has not given us the spirit of fear....."
Where does mine come from?!
 Temp Ileostomy performed 1/29/08
Still Adusting
 Healingwell.com has been my Godsend...Thank you


chili123
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Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 300
   Posted 8/20/2008 7:31 PM (GMT -7)   
you will do great.
Pancolitis - July 2006
Surgery - Temporary ilestomy on 2.25.08 at Cleveland Clinic. Next surgery in 6 months
Medications:  Predisone - 5mg (and tapering to zero)
Supplements:  multi-vit, calcium
Reason for surgery: Steriod dependent and allergic reactions to imuran and 6mp. Elected not to try remicade.


nene205
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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 302
   Posted 8/20/2008 8:38 PM (GMT -7)   
This is kind of a late message, but remember during the day tomorrow I'll be thinking and praying for you!!

Bennie
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Date Joined Nov 2006
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   Posted 8/20/2008 9:34 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck hopestar. And speedy recovery. May this be the beginning of feeling good again.

--Mom of bratcat (17 years old)--
Daughter bratcat was diagnosed with pancolitis October 2006
Current meds:
Asacol - 4 pills/3Xday, 15 mg prednisone, Remicade
 
11/14/06 - started prednisone; 1/28/07 - finished prednisone!
3/3/07 - began to taper off hydrocortisone sloowwly! Summer 2007 - slowly began tapering Rowasa. 9/07 -- flaring? Nightly Rowasa. 9/21/07 -- added hydrocortisone enemas. 9/30/07--added prednisone. 10/31--started 6-mp, stopped the enemas. Started lowering prednisone. 3/08-another flare!  7/3/08-Step 1 j-pouch surgery


bookworm21
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 1766
   Posted 8/21/2008 7:21 AM (GMT -7)   
I hope all goes well hopestar!
Female, Age 19, Dx w/ UC August 2007
9 Asacol, Rowasa1000 mg Canasa, Proctofoam, Rifaximin 2/day
Digestive Advantage (Crohn's & Colitis)1 Florastor, 50 mg 6MP,1 Primadophilus reuteri, Remicade (3rd infusion 07/08), 2.4 g Lialda, 1 Forvia, 6 Colazal/day
*Step 1--09/08

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