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    Imuran has been excellent

    Hi all I was diagnosed about five years ago now, in my mid 50s, with "mild to moderate" CD. Prior to that I had the usual excruciating symptoms and had lost around 12 kgs in six weeks. It was actually a relief when the doc told me what it was because he had, at first, thought it was late stage...
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    Hello all - diagnosed for a year...

    So many stories here are familiar... I'm 57 and was diagnosed with Crohn's a year ago after the usual trauma of constant diarrhea and a perianal absyss. I'd lost 15 kilos. They put me on Prednisone which, despite all those nasty side-effects, was almost miraculous in stopping the flare and now...
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