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Recent content by mussen

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    Advice on entocort please...

    Hi, I have just started on entocort (9mg) for the first time and heard it can take longer than pred to get into your system? I was wondering for those that got side effects from entocort, how long it took for side effects to start? I had a bad run with many years on and off pred and am hoping...
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    Reversal surgery in two weeks...

    hi guys, I'm getting my ileostomy reversal done on 23rd August!! yay..... excited but slightly nervous!! Just wondering if any one has any last minute advice! also any idea how long I might be off work? just a bit more info, had colon removed in march 2011, surgery to make pouch etc April...
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    Keep it in the family.....

    keep it in the family..... Hi guys, I had a subtotal colectomy with temp ileostomy in March last year. On April 20th this year I had my second surgery......(j pouch made with loop ileostomy) things went well, 2 weeks out of hospital today!!!!:ybiggrin: To get to the point, my nan had emergeny...
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    Reversal??

    reversal?? Hi I'm just wondering how many out there have had there ostomy reveresed, how long it was after their initial surgery and how it went for them?? I see my surgeon in 2 weeks to discuss if/when to reverse my ileostomy. Thanks M
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    Surgery questions.....

    surgery questions..... Hiya, So after battling with IBD for 8 1/2 plus years, it's finally come time for sugery. I'm looking at having a colectomy (not 100% sure on all the details yet..) so not sure if bag will be temp or not. Doc's still can't decide if its crohn's or colitis after...
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    Out of hospital.....feeling good!!

    Hi, Just an update on my experience dealing with this horrible disease..... My GI put my remicade treatment in hold as bloods were showing some odd things, plus I was getting bad arthritis like pains and the remicade wasn't working as well as it used to! I was put on Pred in the mean time to try...
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    Waiting for results....

    waiting for results.... So I went to get my scheduled dose of remicade yesterday....(I have crohns colitis and been on remicade 3 different times in the past 8years, this time for about 2years and have never had any problems) I had just sat down when my GI walked in and said "We're putting it...
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    Vegetables anyone.....?

    vegetables anyone.....? Hi, I'm currently in the middle of a flare,(kind of since Jan) finding out on Wednesday whats next drug wise.... Well anyway I'm craving veges and just wanting to know if anyone has any suggestions of what they do for a vege fix in the middle of a flare!!! Is there...
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    Prednisone versus Naproxen

    Hi guys, I am currently having a flare, Remicade isn't holding the symptoms back enough anymore. Looks like I may be back on Aza again soon! Well any way, the last couple of weeks I have been getting bad joint pain that is getting worse. I have been to my G.P and he has giving me the choice of...
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