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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    They're reasonably educated but very comfortable in their box. I don't know if they'd take scientific literature to heart or not. I think the response would be, "Obviously the government and law enforcement have science contrary to this otherwise it wouldn't be illegal."
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Have any of you struggled with a spouse who is stuck in the, "marijuana is bad because they say it is bad" mindset? If so, how did you help them change their views?
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    Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

    I have a friend with Crohn's Disease that I spoke to on the phone this evening. She said that her Gastroenterologist wants to test her for Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction. I had never heard of this nor had she, but I knew a good place to ask! Does anyone know what this is?
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    Chills after eating

    Does anyone here get chills after eating? Just a few minutes after I eat it seems to hit. Is this related somehow to Crohn's Disease? Should I be concerned and talk to my GI about it?
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    Natural alternative to Ensure or Boost

    I've been reading about this enteral nutrition a bit and it sounds pretty neat. But when I went to Walmart today to get some Ensure, I was flabbergasted by the ingredients. Boost wasn't any better. Does anyone know of any good, natural alternatives to these products that avoid all the...
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    Codeine and Humira

    I've been on Humira for awhile now and it's working well. However, I have some codeine that I need to take. Does anyone know if codeine and Humira have any sort of interactions? Anyone here ever taken both?
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    Inflamed Tendons - Autoimmune problem?

    Does anyone else here have really inflamed or tender tendons? Mine in my shoulders, hips, and wrists are so tender. I'm just wondering if it's related to the Crohn's Disease or if I should be looking at a different causative factor?
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    Moviprep side effects

    I have to have another colonoscopy soon and I am dreading the prep. The last time I had one I took Moviprep and I think I had a ton of side effects. To say I was miserable would be a big understatement. The pills tasted like some sort of cleaner and I vomited at least half of it back up. I...
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    Best colonoscopy prep tips

    It's that time again. I have a colonoscopy next week and frankly, I'm scared of the prep. The last time I prepped it didn't go well so I'd like to be a little proactive this time and see what I can do so that it is a smoother process. Does anyone want to share any tips that made your prep a...
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    Smelling things that aren't there

    Howdy everyone, I'm Jim and I've been diagnosed with Crohn's Disease for two years now. I like the idea of being on a forum like this. A quick question for you fine folks. Does anyone ever get smells in their nose that are not really present? At least a few times a day I get various smells...