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Recent content by Flap Jackson

  1. Flap Jackson

    My Story

    Had my follow up today. The Doctor is putting me on Budesonide for 8 weeks until my Entyvio kicks in. She also wants me to start taking Vitamin-D on a daily basis. Lastly, she wants me to start doing monthly B-12 injections. Not to thrilled about poking myself, but I suppose I'll get used to...
  2. Flap Jackson

    My Story

    Thanks for the translation! Some good news, some not so good news.
  3. Flap Jackson

    My Story

    Had a colonoscopy today. I have a follow up appointment next Wednesday to discuss the results. Anyone want to take I crack at deciphering this? 😁
  4. Flap Jackson

    My Story

    Thanks for the reply. No, they didn't put me on bridge therapy. I think I'm one of the lucky ones. I don't really have flareups. When I was first diagnosed, I was having flareups (that's what made me go to the Doctor in the first place). But after those few months, i haven't really had any...
  5. Flap Jackson

    My Story

    It's been a while since I've been on here, but just wanted to give an update. It's been almost a year since I started taking Remicade. In June (about three weeks after my infusion) I started getting excruciating migratory joint pains. One day it would be my right ankle, the next it would be...
  6. Flap Jackson

    Laparoscopic Ileocolic Resection with a partial Sygmoidectomy

    I'm currently going through surgery and have been keeping a journal everyday. Thought I'd share my story. Laparoscopic Ileocolic Resection with a partial Sygmoidectomy August 1, 2018 Day 1: Surgery Day. Arrived at 6:30. Go back to room around 7. They take 4 vials of blood, and...
  7. Flap Jackson

    My Story

    Hi everyone. I am a 49 year old male. I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease about 10 years ago. I'm fortunate that I haven't had the pain that many have had, mostly just being uncomfortable with the occasional pain. Diarrhea is pretty much the norm in my life (sorry to be so descriptive!:p)...
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