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Posted 22 Sep 2010 by • 16 answers
My doc has switched me from prednisone to budesonide.However I still have swelling in the face and also tremendous weight gain specially in the stomach area.The doc says this will reduce gradually.Can someone confirm this as right now I feel like a pregnant cow!
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 18 Oct 2013 • 13 answers
have drained and healed. !st problem is with the one currently draining from under right breast. No longer draining puss, but draining blood. From the feel of it, there is a lot more that needs to drain. With the slightest bit of pressure on side of abcess, blood comes out. Have been told in the ...
Posted 10 Nov 2012 by • 3 answers
I am now up to 17.5 mgs a week and am feeling a little mixed-up at times and even fearful of something at times. I also have a sore throat that will not go away. Are these things normal. I have been on methotrexate for 3-3.5 months. I am being treated for Crohn's disease.
Posted 3 Apr 2016 by • 2 answers
So back in February, I was hospitalized due to having a Crohn's flare up. They gave me IV steroids and then put me on oral Prednisone when I was discharged. I was prescribed 50mg and tapered until I was off about a month later. Now, the day after I finally got off Prednisone, I went to the ER ...
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 24 Aug 2013 by • 2 answers
I have been on Remicade for just over a year to treat an undiagnosed disease related to my colon, Probably Crohns Disease vs. Behcet's Disease. In any event, I've had 2 colon resections in the past year. With the start of Remicade and totally changing my diet to a Paleo/ Primal lifestyle, ...
Posted 5 Oct 2009 by • 7 answers
I've tried every med from remicade to humira to imuran to flag, I'm now thinking best option is surgery again(28 first surg) but having more probs managing & getting dr help with 2ndary symptoms ie: joint pain, back pain, skin infections, dry eyes, gum & tooth infections etc also ...
Posted 23 Apr 2013 by • 4 answers
I have had crohn's disease for the past 30yrs. December 2012 had a VERY bad "flare-up" and usual Rx that worked in the past (i.e. prednisone) have not had an impact on the crohn's unless I am on 60+ mg dose per day. Doctor recommended REMICADE..had my 1st treatment last week and ...
Posted 20 Sep 2009 by • 5 answers
I have been prescribed lexapro for anxiety and OCD along with Crohn's disease and I'm really scared to take it. I don't want to lose my personality!! Has anyone found that it has really changed your whole personality, and if so, have you been able to get it back when you come off of ...
Posted 2 Oct 2011 by • 3 answers
I am starting entocort for crohns disease. I have been taking hi-dose steroids off and on for 10 yrs. Does this drug work better and last longer?
Posted 4 Jun 2011 by • 8 answers
I have a severe case of Crohn's Disease and deal with chronic abdominal pain, my pain management doctor told me that it is probably from my superior hypogastric nerve. I read that Cymbalta is good for nerve pain, has anyone ever taken it for the type of pain I am experiencing with good ...
Posted 4 Oct 2011 by • 3 answers
Lately my fears of my health been high, more about that is in my last question. I'm thinking about checking in with a specialist or something. And I sometimes have the fear I'm dying ... I have a lot of health issues. Any suggestions?
Posted 17 Aug 2012 by • 6 answers
I have a very serious case of Crohn's Disease, and to date have had nine surgeries. I've had my colon, rectum, gallbladder and parts of my small intestine removed. I have a sensitive stomach; and have had obstructions from these long acting meds before. Nucynta ER was rough on my stomach ...
Posted 9 Dec 2014 by • 2 answers
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