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Recent content by martinF

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    Breakfast! :-) What to have!

    Recently diagnosed :-) Mild CD. Still getting my head round it all. But i still haven't properly found food I can have for breakfast. I know. This could be the most ridiculous question EVER. But I've figured out that my system (at the moment) seems to be okay for lunch and dinner: red meat...
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    Very sharp stabbing pain

    Never had it before...i usually have a dull wrenching pain....somewhat like ive bruised around just under the rib-cage. This was something else. Like a stabbing pain really quick and felt violent. Should i speak to my nurse about it.
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    LGBT Crohn's Patients

    Thanks for this - i just saw it NGNG :-) Sorry for the tardy reply. :-) Yup....its affecting the butt area. After ever time I go...wash down there just cus it feels a bit painful. I dont think i could ever embark on sex around that area at the moment. Thanks for the link...will check it out.
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    LGBT Crohn's Patients

    Generally my experience with the IBS clinic in central london has been on the whole so far pretty good when i mention my sexual identity. And, I've had one or two jokes from my straight mates who i told who took to humour to understand what i am going through. I've even made a joke about it all...
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    Do you think there will ever be a cure for Crohn's

    (Mods, please move if this is posted in the wrong subforum). As i was tucking into my ultra boring plain chicken and potatoes earlier today I was thinking to myself - 'wow, a lifetime of lowfibre food? Really...Really?' . My friend who was eating with me (and she had a fascinating curry -...
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    I'll laugh through the tears (hi all!)

    I am in a good space tonight. I finally picked up the courage to come on here. I've lurked for a few hours, days, months...and marveled...yes there are people out there like me who have experienced the same similar story. The simple trip of going to the loo becomes a damn trip to Everest...
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    LGBT Crohn's Patients

    thank you :-) I am stilling getting the hang of this place (and the whole entire lexicon of CD in general).
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    LGBT Crohn's Patients

    Okay, Breathe...this is my first ever post here. I've only just been diagnosed and found this place after a little google search. Anyway...here I go. 1. Do you think coming out to your doctor will inhibit proper treatment? No it didn't. From the start I put everything on the table so to...