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Recent content by DFreeman

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    Hi, I've wondering if anyone has had a gastrojejunostomy on this forum. I've searched and only read about two people who've had this done. I had this done March of 2011 and I've never talked to anyone else who has gone through this surgery. I thought it would be cool to compare how other...
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    Cutting Edge Crohn's Doctors

    Hi everyone. I have severe Crohn's disease and I'm looking for a cutting edge Crohn's doctor in the US. Any suggestions? I understand there are 8-10 docs in the U.S. who are Crohn's gurus. I've been diagnosed 4 years ago, hospitallized 3 times, histoplasmosis in 2010, and a gastro...
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    Small Bowel Bypass

    Hi, I'm new here but I'd like to get some feedback from some of you. March 2011 I had surgery because of Crohn's in the duodenum. I have since learned that this is rare location to have Crohns. I have had a scricture for a couple years until finally almost completely closed up. I couldn't...
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    Remicade and Histoplasmosis

    Has anyone ever contracted histoplasmosis when using Remicade or any other TNF blocker drug? I was on Remicade for just a couple of months and got very sick. I spent 9 days in the hospital with histo in the lung and liver. 19 days straight with 100 plus fever. Extremely slow recovery time...
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    Maker's Diet

    Hi, I'm new to the forum and I am interested in what people think about the maker's diet. Before I posted this thread I searched the forum and I found a thread about this subject and it was nothing but a few people arguing. I'm looking for people that have tried this diet and what kind of...
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    New Guy - My Story

    My name is David and I've been diagnosed with severe Crohn's disease since 2008. It's been a rough last 3 years. I have Crohn's is a rare location, the duodenum (part of the small intesting that comes out of your stomach). Started out with prednisone and immuran, that didn't work. Then tried...