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Our Stories

I am an IBD caregiver to ...

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Joined November 2019

My son was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease shortly after his 15th birthday in September 2017. In these past 2 years, ... read more

Hard to believe

Author Image HBloomfield
Joined November 2019

Four years ago I was pulled out of a deep sleep @ 6 am with severe nausea, dizziness and an urgent need to either vomit ... read more

My struggle to keep up my...

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Joined November 2019

All my life I had problems with my stomach. My family would tell me that IBS runs in the family but I always knew there ... read more

Community Forum

resection
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Joined Dec 12, 2019

In case you have not already had the surgery.  Why is it recommended?  I had surgery about 15 years ago because the crohns scarring on my tr....

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Lialda (meslamine) & Terr...
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Joined Dec 12, 2019

I've been on an immunosuppressive for about 20 years and yes I catch everything that's going around.  He should discuss with his doc, is ....

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6 mp
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Joined Dec 12, 2019

I was diagnosed in 1984 with crohns colitis and have been treated with prednisone, then asacol, then when I flared again in 1998 ultimately after much....

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Expert Q&A

Disease Education

Q. I have been reading a lot about my Crohn’s and research into serotonin and dopamine uptake imbalances found in Crohn’s patients. I am looking for more information on the subject. Can you direct me to any resources on this subject?

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Disease Education

Q. Is there research that suggest the likelihood of UC developing into Crohn’s?

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Disease Education

Q. I have Crohns and I am suffering immensely from the extra-intestinal manifestations that are presenting themselves as erythema nodosum and joint pain, and most painfully - Achilles Tendonitis. I haven't seen much information regarding Achilles Tendonitis linked to Crohn’s flares. Can you offer any insight and recommendations for relief?

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