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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    I find that cannabis helps me greatly! It helps me eat and gain weight. It also reduces my stress and depression while stopping me from using the bathroom for hours (which is a great relief to us all).
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    About to begin an herbal treatment

    about to begin an herbal treatment hello everyone, i have been on plenty of medicines, and i can say that most of them were flops. some were nice for a while but then just faded away. i just stopped my Humira which was bi-weekly, after 8 months. i'm 100% sure it doesn't work anymore. so, i...
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    I don't know what to do anymore.

    I am 19, male, and a student. I have been battling crohn's for 11 years now and for the first 5 or 6 years it was easy. now ever since i was 15 it's been bad. pretty much most of high school sucked, but i got over it. and then i went to college and had the best year of my life. then last summer...
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    Humira and gas?

    um. i started humira on thursday (went great) and had no side effects yet at all. good right? well, yesterday and today i have had the worst gas since i can remember. not really pooping much but SO MUCH GAS! i never have gas. never. is this a side effect some people get? and if so how long does...
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    Met my new GI the other day!

    I went from CHOP (children's hospital of philadelphia) to Penn Medicine (UPenn). I was a little nervous to meet the guy but i wanted to because my previous GI didnt seem to really care much. When i met this guy he was so cool. Im 19, he is like 39 but looks 25. He was all hip and cool and it...
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    My short intro.

    my short intro. i was diagnosed with crohns when i was 9 years old (2000?). Its been a long 10 years. for the first 3 years or so i was great. the diseae wasn't bad and i lived pretty unaware of my problems to come. in 10th grade after most of my crohnie life in remission, it hit me. i was...