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Recent content by Bradsmom

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    Antibiotic Question

    My 12 year old son with Crohn’s has an infected ingrown toenail and was given Cephlexin by our family doc to treat it. I am noticing that the bottle says it may cause colitis?! Is this safe for an IBD kid?!
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    Remicade skin issues

    Hello all. My 11 year old son has been on Remicade and Methotrexate for about a year now and has been feeling great GI wise, but over the last few months has developed what looks like acne all over his butt and groin, with some spots spreading up his back and also has persistent jock itch that...
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    Elevated liver enzymes on Remicade

    This is my go to place when we hit a bump in the road, so here we go again! My 11 year old son just had his 7th Remicade infusion. He also takes Methotrexate once a week by mouth. They drew his blood at his last appointment a few days ago and called yesterday to say that his ALT (liver enzymes)...
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    Hello All, My 11 year old son was diagnosed about a year ago and takes Remicade and Methotrexate. He has hit a nice remission the last 3-4 months and has been rapidly gaining weight. This week he started complaining of a headache and sore throat, and had visible white patches when I looked at...
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    Remicade and anxiety questions

    Hello all, My 10 year old son was diagnosed with Crohn's this last summer and has been on Imuran ever since. We saw his GI yesterday who said he is quite concerned that the Imuran isn't working. He wants to do a scope in a few weeks and, depending on his findings, switch to Remicade with...
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    My son has been on Imuran for one month now while tapering his Prednisone. He is feeling great and has just overcome a cold, but has also had a few warts pop up since starting the Imuran. He is 10 and weighs 65 pounds (was at 57lbs. when diagnosed two months ago). He is currently on 75mg of...
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    Prednisone taper

    Hello all! I'm new here. My 10 year old son was diagnosed with Crohn's just a few months ago and is taking 30mg of Prednisone for the last month and 75mg of Imuran for the last two weeks. His doctor has us tapering the Prednisone by 10mg every two weeks. My son has been complaining of stomach...