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Recent content by EthanClark

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    Under 5 years old and treatment options

    I have a question for anyone that has a child 5 or under that has been diagnosed with some form of IBD. What medications have you tried/used for your child and were they successful? We have a meeting with our PED GI next week to check on Clark's progress/remission and it seems he is one of the...
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    Clark getting a G tube

    We ended Clark's 12 weeks of EEN on March 29th and slowly introduced foods back into his diet. Our plan was to have him continue to drink 3 peptamen jr's a day and see how things go with a blood draw at the end of April. He won't drink the peptamens and is going down hill fast. Arthitis pain...
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    Update on Clark with EN

    I wanted to share a happy update on Clark and his last appointment. We started Clark on EN Dec 23rd and have now just hit 8 weeks. We had a follow up appointment Friday with his GI to see how his labs,height and weight were doing. Great news all around! His SED rate went from 68 to 15. It hasn't...
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    EN question about hunger

    Hello All, We just started our 3 yr old son Clark on EN DEC 23rd to try and induce remission with his Crohn's disease. I am wondering for those who have had their children on EN if their children were constantly hungry. His dose is 1000ml a night. We leave the tube in throughout the day as the...
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    Recurrent fevers with children who have crohn's

    Hello All, I am new to this forum so I will give a brief history before I ask my main queston. I am a female 32 years old with 4 children. I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2009 but had symptoms from the age of 16. My 2 1/2 year old son got very sick in FEB of this year 2012. We thought it...