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    Anyone else start getting migraines since Remicade?

    Most of my life I have been fortunate enough to say that I would rarely get headaches, and never had experienced a true migraine until last year. I've been on remicade for 3 years now, and it seems that once a month or so I get an almost debilitating migraine. I'm not sure if it's related to...
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    Fissures/Skin Tags, Hemmys....

    Hello all, I'm wondering if there is any hope for those with the crohn's mostly manifesting in the anal region. I struggle with a fistula that is constantly opening and closing, I've tried a seton, a lift, something to do with a pig's intestine as a plug, nothing really seemed to help. Also...
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    Vegan and crohns? Any successful people out there?

    I have been vegan for two years, and am in midst of a flare up right now. My gi wants me to eat fish and eggs now so I am abiding, but I'm reading all these posts on how it's hard for vegans with crohns to get their protein and I'm second guessing my diet choices. Any successful vegans with...
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    Beginning of my journey under Dr's care (fistula, hemmys)

    :)Hi everyone! Just joined this forum, seems like a good support group and great place to ask questions! Here's my story... I am 22 years old, was diagnosed with crohns when I was 17, I was scared to talk to anyone about my symptoms at first because they were embarrassing. I had started...
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