AzJohnny

Joined: 02/27/2010
My Story:
I had my first back surgery in April 1986. It kept me from becoming paralyzed but didn't reduce my pain. In 1989 I finally accepted my disability (after much trauma).

In April 2006 I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease. April does not seem to be my best month.

I am currently taking Pentasa and Entocort EC along with Morphine and several PRN meds for pain.

In the non-prescription category I take probiotics, Prilosec, multivitamin, extra: Calcium, D3, Omega-3, B complex, Potassium, and L-Lysine. All on PCP orders.

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Reply: Latest Update
We Crohnies tend to get potassium and vitamin D deficient. The last time I was...More
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Reply: Stupid People
Hannah, with friends like that you don't need enemies. Those weren't insensitive comments,...More
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Reply: cramping
You're certainly right about the trial and error, even the docs are reduced to it much of...More
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Reply: cramping
Hi cook, I have Crohn's so this may not help you but I go on a mild liquid diet as soon...More
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Reply: My life...
I know exactly how you feel Gin. I've been in pain since Jan 1986 and sometimes I'd kill...More
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Reply: MRI results - are we having fun?
Wow Gin, I haven't been on for a few days and am really sorry to read this. Ugh is a...More
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Reply: doing better
Go Julie Go! If you need any help to not smoke, we're here.More
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Reply: New Site Suggestion
There is one thing that helps, go to the exchange main page instead of the discussions...More
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Reply: fistula?
I'm sorry to hear that, Gin. As I understand it, the tunneling mechanism is an abscess...More
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Reply: Non-Crohn's Related Question
Like you said, Hannah, it'll be a while before you can chose a specialty and you may find...More
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