I was diagnosed with Crohn's a little over 3 weeks ago. I was put on a gluten free/dairy free diet and given Prednisone and Apriso. After about 1 week I was taking off of both because I was having a reaction to the Prednisone and the Apriso wasn't releasing early enough into my intestine. I am now on Budesonide and Pentasa and taking probiotics 3 times / day. I suffered from severe constipation prior to being diagnosed. I struggle to have BM's still during treatment and in fact don't ever have the urge without drinking Miralax once / day. When I do have a BM, it is very narrow and next to nothing and I really feel no relief. My diet right now is VERY limited....gluten free/dairy free mashed potatoes, yogurt, Body by Vi smoothies, scrambled eggs and applesauce and obviously LOTS of water. I am starting to feel better but still struggle with BM's on my own without the Miralax and I've tried to introduce some things to my diet over the past 24 hours, with no luck....I just hurt, bloat and feel very gassy. When will this go into remission? I am miserable and am getting sick of my very limited diet but am afraid to continue trying things.....View Thread
Thanks Hannah and Jamie! I just had a CT enterography (?) done 2 days ago, patiently waiting for the results. My BM's are like puree'd food. Intercourse is painful with bleeding (sorry if TMI) and I have a constant, sharp pain in my left pelvic area. All of these things are the reason my doctor had me go in for the CT. Sadly my middle sister and her 17 year old son have both been diagnosed with Crohn's within the past 2 weeks. I am getting by but just keep hoping every day that I will start feeling better. I'm doing a great job of avoiding dairy, raw fruits and veggies and gluten! Thanks for all the feedback and advice. I really appreciate it and love the support on here!!!! My sister said we should get shirts that say "I hate my guts" lol Have a great week everyone!View Thread
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