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Me and My Crohn’s – Year 7

  It’s crazy to think that It’s been 7 years since I got diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, some of the moments I remember like they were yesterday, some of them, I think my brain has tucked back into a hidden place never to surface again. Oh yeah, my name is Kyle, I am a 35-year-old 7th grade teacher from a small town in WA… Read More »Me and My Crohn’s – Year 7

My Road to Crohn’s Diagnosis

Bio: 43 years old. Married and mother of three. I am a healthcare provider. Live in Florida. I was recently diagnosed with UC/Crohn’s after years of dealing with multiple symptoms. Symptoms: I am doing great right now since started the remicade. My Story: Hi, my name is Aimee and I have got so much good information from this site that I felt it was my… Read More »My Road to Crohn’s Diagnosis

21 Year Old With Crohn’s Disease

I’m Susan.  Both my husband and son have inflammatory bowel disease. My husband has Crohn’s disease which was diagnosed when he was a teenager. They thought his initial attack was appendicitis and when they operated, saw it was Crohn’s and did a resection at that time. When our first child of four was a toddler, he had another resection because the pain was interfering with… Read More »21 Year Old With Crohn’s Disease

Crohn’s or UC? My Doctor Isn’t 100% Sure

Introduction: It’s been about seven weeks since I have been diagnosed. At the time my doctor said it’s probably UC, but didn’t rule out Crohn’s 100%. My Colitis Experience: My health has been getting better, especially for the past two weeks. I have been taking Lialda at the highest dose, and I started tapering off the prednisone and actually took my last pill yesterday (yay).… Read More »Crohn’s or UC? My Doctor Isn’t 100% Sure

Intestinal Blockage From Crohn’s Disease

My Background: I am 52 year old female, diagnosed with Crohn’s 33 yrs ago, went through the hospitalizations, , and other meds for 3 yrs. Very blessed to have had long remissions, and on no meds for over 10 yrs. Suddenly 3 mo. ago had terrible abdominal pain. No diahrrhea, but constipation. Cat scan shows have have narrowing of the intestines due to scar tissue… Read More »Intestinal Blockage From Crohn’s Disease