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Recent content by Lizzy613

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    Weird Biopsy Pathology--anyone experience this??

    Hello! My ongoing saga to getting a diagnosis continues with today's colonoscopy follow-up. Basically, although at the colonoscopy the Dr said it really looked like I had Crohn's, the pathology has come back saying i have Focal Active Ileitis. Apparently, this is not the usual pathology for...
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    If I'm not in a flare, will the colonoscopy show anything?

    Well guys, the colonoscopy went well and the doctor said it is super likely that I do have Crohn's :/ the biopsies are coming back in a couple weeks, but just from my symptoms and what she saw she said she felt pretty confident. Thank you for all your help! Time for me to figure out some ways of...
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    If I'm not in a flare, will the colonoscopy show anything?

    My colonoscopy has finally been rescheduled for next week! I'm feeling pretty stressed about it, which of course is making my gut unhappy, but at least I might get some answers soon!
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    Any difference in caloric intake? Also B12 and Iron!

    TL;DR : Does having Crohn's change the amount of calories you need to consume? How do you guys get enough B12 and Iron? Hello! I've not been officially diagnosed with Crohn's yet (scope was delayed due to covid) but I have strong suspicions that that's what it is. I was in a stereotypical flare...
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    If I'm not in a flare, will the colonoscopy show anything?

    My scope got cancelled/postponed to an unknown date because of all the covid stuff :( i do understand why they had to, but i'm still feeling frustrated about it. Hopefully this pandemic clears up soon so I can get some answers And so that people stop getting sick of course :P
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    My Journey - New to Forum

    Hi! I've not been diagnosed yet, but I and the first doc I saw strongly suspect I have Crohn's. I don't know anything about this stuff yet so i just wanted to follow your post to see what help people provide! Best of luck and I hope any new medications you try work out for you!
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    If I'm not in a flare, will the colonoscopy show anything?

    Thank you everyone! You've really put my mind more at ease 😁 one less thing to worry about is always good. I'll keep you updated after my scope in april!
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    How do you deal with Fatigue?

    Hello! I've been experiencing a lot of fatigue lately, I'm not sure what's causing it exactly (Crohn's? Recent Concussion? Poor sleep? So many wonderful possibilities!😜) I'm going to ask my doctor to check my B12, vitamin D, Iron, etc next time i see her, but in the meantime, I'm looking for...
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    If I'm not in a flare, will the colonoscopy show anything?

    Hi all! A month ago I had a CT scan for intense abdominal pain and discovered that 15cm of my terminal ileum was badly inflamed. The doctor suggested it was likely I had Crohn's or an infection and booked me for a colonoscopy to get more results. At a follow up with my GP a week later, she said...
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