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Recent content by tlc7376

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    My thighs hurt

    So I have been on prednisone for about 2 months now after a flare up, and the last couple of days I have noticed my thighs are aching. It feels like I did a bunch of exercises which I didn't. Is this something normal that happens along with all the other wonderful side effects of Prednisone?
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    When to go to the hospital?

    When you are having a flare up of crohns when do you know it is time to go to the hospital? I have already been hospitalized twice and had a trip to the ER just last week. I don't want them to think I am some kind of freak. When do you go? Please help
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    Can you flare while taking Prednisone?

    Can you have a flare up even when on Prednisone? I feel a flare up coming on and I am taking Asacol and Prednisone currently.
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    Alcohol

    Is it safe to have a couple of drinks when you have IBD? what about interactions with meds like Asacol, Prednisone, etc
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    Pain meds?

    Again I am new to all of this so I have a million questions. Do any of you experience pain with this with out without a flare-up? I am sure the answer is yes, but the doctors I have been dealing with around where I live practically treat me like I am a junkie when I say I am in pain. How do you...
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    Yeast?

    I have been told that there was yeast present in my colon and/or my stool. Is this a common occurance with IBD?
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    Does it get better?

    I am a newly diagnosed woman of 36 years old. I think I should start out by saying that I am sure I have had some kind of IBD if not Crohn's for probably the last 5 years without proper diagnosis. I started really having issues with this about 6 months ago and just recently spent 23 of the last...
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