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Eternal Fire

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Joined November 2021

Crohns disease for 38 yrs, still on fire, still got all my guts. Diet, exercise, rest. Found comforting foods along the ... read more

Having ulcerative colitis...

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Joined November 2021

 I had a bad seasonal flu in February 2020 -not covid-that took forever to get over. I took 3 doses of antibiotics ... read more

The light at the end of t...

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Joined November 2021

I am 28 years old. Diagnosed with Severe UC when I was 15 years old. Just two weeks into my freshman year of Highschool.... read more

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Joined Jan 4, 2022

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Joined Jan 19, 2022

Several research display that including greater end result and greens on your eating regimen can enhance your intellectual fitness and feel of well-be....

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Joined Jan 19, 2022

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Expert Q&A

Treatment

Q. I am 53 yr old male with Crohn’s disease over 20 years ago. Had remicade 8 years ago, surgery to resection intestines over 20 years ago. started Inflectra. Been going to ER every two weeks now for past 2months. Having very bad stomach pains and can’t use the toilet after eating.. this just started happening two months ago! food is just sitting in my stomach and won’t move. When I get to ER they give me steroid and pain meds, in a couple hours I’m like new man! What could be wrong?

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Treatment

Q. My 17yo daughter was diagnosed with Crohn's 11 months ago. Currently being treated with Humira (since July). The last 3 1/2 months she has had several bouts with throat swollen glands. They are visibly swollen on the outside and painful to touch and painful inside. ENT thinks it is related to Crohns.GI specialist said he never heard of that. Overtime, the antibiotics do "work" but then 2 to 3 weeks later the swollen glands return.

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Treatment

Q. My granddaughter was diagnosed with crohns 3 years ago. She had to have a small section of her intestines removed. She has been on remicade and was doing good until her body was being covered with red blisters. Her head has such terrible psoriasis she has patches of bald spots and now has these lumps filled with pus. They switched her to Stelara and says this will clear up. How long will it take she is 16 and not happy.

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