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Flare up no diarrhea?


Tue, January 14, 2020 12:17 AM

Hello! I'm new in the forum. I was diagnosed almost 4 years ago, after 4 years of total hell. I consider my diagnosis a horror story I'm not going to talk about right now, but I was hospitalized with very severe symptoms, and my flare-ups have always been quite serious with bloody diarrhea, fever weakness and weight loss. I'm sick again now, but I don't know what to make of it. When I'm not flaring, I'm usually constipated, I don't do #2 everyday. On new year's day, I saw blood in my stool when I wiped, but I didn't have diarrhea. It's been like that ever since, almost 2 weeks now that I've been popping daily, only once (which isnt how my body normally works) and there's blood mixed in. I do feel pain but not a lot, and I am bloated. No fever, no extreme weakness and no weight loss. Is it possible that this might be a flare up? I went to the ER, they ran a blood test and after asking me if I have diarrhea and how many times.. they told me that it's not a flare up, but then why is there blood? I don't trust that doctor, he was very rude to me many times and belittled me, treated me like I'm ignorant, besides he wasn't a gastroenterologist. Anyway, has anything like this happened to any of you? I'm going to see a gastro tomorrow but I can't stop thinking about this.

FPO Azar95
Joined Jan 13, 2020

Wed, January 15, 2020 1:19 PM

Reply posted for Azar95.

Usally my flare ups consist of diarrhea. They use to vary from constipation to diarrhea but that has change lately. I think you are very smart for going to see your doctor. Because the bleeding maybe something's as simple as hemorrhoids or something serious like a flare up. My sister has Crohn's as well and bleeding is a sure sign for her flare ups. It better safe then sorry when your dealing bleeding. This has been going for about 2 weeks for you. And depending on how much your seeing after bowel movements you may need to have your hemoglobin (blood) levels check. I hope all goes well at the doctor for you. Hopefully it's nothing serious. But in the end as at least you'll have answers; and you won't have to wonder or worry about it.

FPO Mellohurts2
Joined Jan 15, 2020

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