I was just diagnosed in late August 2011 and only by fluke really. I went to the hospital thinking it was appendicitis, and two weeks later was finally diagnosed with Crohns. At the time of my " flare up" I was in excruciating pain, fever, chills, night sweats....but no diarrhea. To tell you the truth, I have never had diarrhea, except for when I am on medications. I have always felt constipated, bloated and stomach in pain. Since being diagnosed, I have lost 10 lbs and food consumption has definitely decreased. I am taking things day by day. Trial and error when it comes to food. Pain comes and goes, depending on what I eat. I have found though, that I am very, very fatigued and can barely make it out of bed some mornings. Likewise when it comes to working out, I have very little energy. I hope this passes because it is very frustrating. It is amazing how this really changes your life.View Thread
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