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Posted 22 Feb 2012 by • 3 answers
I was diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's disease about a year and half ago. At that time, the Drs. put me on 4000mgs of Pentasa, it didn't help. About a year ago they added Prednisone to my meds, 40 mgs a day. I'm still doing 40 mgs a day. I have already lost one tooth and ...
Posted 12 Aug 2012 by • 2 answers
I'm currently taking remicade but my crohns still isn't in remission after a full round of dosage. We started with pills and steroids but nothings worked long term. Is humira supposed to be stronger than remicade? I have a very severe case and could use some advice.
Posted 18 days ago by • 0 answers
Dealing with mild (diaharea)bouts, and diagnosed with mild/moderate Chron's disease. I'm so afraid to start Humira because of how it wipes out your immune system. Normally never sick, and doesn't Humira make you more susceptible to diseases and illnesses? The doctor first was going ...
Posted 13 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
Had cancer stage 1 going into 2 22 years ago and are at very high risk of breast cancer scared to go on a biologic for my crohns.. can't get Doctors to really tell me my risk level.. had surgery 8 years ago in my illiem and it was removed.. just got crohns back and it is not good in the ...
I have had two infusions of Remicade (Infliximab) - 12 days after my 1st infusion I have an all over
Posted 8 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
... body itchy rash of which steroid topical cream has not helped plus dermatology cream not helping. Does anyone know if the rash will eventually subside? I have suffered with Crohn's for 41 years. R Preece
Posted 28 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
How can I get Cimzia cheaper while also receiving Medicare?
I have been on Entyvio for 11 months. It has put me into remission which is great. The only problem?
Posted 16 Oct 2016 by • 1 answer
Been great. the last three infusions have left me really sick. Lots of blood in loose stool with in six hours of infusion. I have run a low grade fever since the infusion around 100. Headache, sharp pain in my lower right side. Just a general sick in my gut feeling. My NP told me to take Benadryl ...
Posted 2 Dec 2016 by • 1 answer
In the UK research into the affects on pregnancy are limited and I wondered if anyone could advise me on wether I should continue treatment during my pregnancy?
Entyvio - Just after I had my 4th infusion I found a lump on the back of my leg. It shocked me cause
Posted 13 Oct 2016 by • 1 answer
Posted 19 Jun 2015 by • 2 answers
I started HUmira on 4/18/15. I have had constant diarrhea since. I get somewhat normal stool near the end of the 2 weeks between doses and then time for another. I don't know if this is normal but from others comments, I gather not. I was Crohn's symptom free prior to Humira.
Posted 8 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 19 Jul 2016 by • 1 answer
... got a call from him and waiting to hear back. I've been on it since June of 2015 after an 11 day hospital stay for a terrible flare. I was diagnosed in March of 2014 (first flare, 85% of my colon affected - severe CD) and am 53 yo. I'm wondering if this means I'm building ...
Posted 14 Feb 2016 by • 3 answers
I am a 64-year-old male. I have recently been diagnosed with Crohns after an MRI scan. Although, I don't seem to have the symptoms that seem to be prevalent amongst Crohns sufferers. I would say my situation is very mild to the point of saying I thought I had just odd bad days with the tummy. ...
Posted 14 Dec 2015 by • 1 answer
I have a 14 year old son with crohns. For almost 2 years. He has been ok on azathioprine, but about 6 weeks ago started to lose weight again and started not to eat much. Regular doc appointment at hospital showed his bloods weren't great. Turns out he is in a flare up! Had a liver biopsy last ...
Posted 15 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
... pounds unexplainable. Tests all come back normal. Could it be the Remicade? He has no desire to eat and feels nauseous if he does. HELP!
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