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Recent content by vickiec1984

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    Post surgery

    post surgery Hi I had an illeocecal resection in December and once recovered have been feeling much better apart from still having regular D. I had a couple of public 'accidents' which I wont go into!! When I had my recent check up my doctor said D was normal after the op and he prescribed me...
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    Question

    I had an ileoceacal resection last Friday and I came home on Tuesday night. I obviously wasn't allowed home until I had BMs. Had D but was told that was normal. However since I have been home I haven't had a single BM. Do you think I should ring the doctor or am I worrying over nothing? I'm not...
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    Post surgery

    Hi all Ive just got home from the hospital having had an ileocecal resection last Friday. Had about 20cm of small bowel removed. Apparantly the part of bowel was quite bad and it had fused itself to my right hip (which explains the hip pain I was having). I also had an abcess and a fistula...
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    Possible surgery

    I fell horribly ill on Friday and have been the same (although with some slight improvement) over the weekend. Had horrible pain on my right side, constipated for 3 days, no appetite and felt sick constantly. the most I can manage to eat is soup. Had an appointment with my consultant today...
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    Dont know where to start!

    I havent thought about my diet much since being diagnosed. I have realised some foods make me ill (spicy food and pineapple in particular) and I try to avoid them, which I find really difficult. I know I need to change my diet but for some reason I havent been able to implement any changes. I...
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    Back pain

    Hi All So a couple of months ago I had what I would class as my first proper 'flare' in about a year - It lasted about 3 weeks (I had had a few minor problems during that year but nothing major - seemed like th meds were working). During this recent 'flare' I started getting really bad lower...
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    Lower back pain on Azathioprine

    Hi guys I havent been on here for quite some time cos I have been doing really well but lately things havent been going so great! I started Azathioprine in February and have been increasing my dose over time. I now take 125mg per day and have been doing for about 2.5 months. The only side...
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    Bad day!

    bad day! Im just having a vent to be honest, so dont feel the need to reply! I have been on new medication (azathioprine and budesonide) since Christmas and at the end of last week I started to notice that I had no pain whatsoever some days and very little on other days! I was still suffering...
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    Figuring out symptoms!

    One of my main symptoms is bloating - I can eat a meal and feel full 2 or 3 days later so I obviously dont feel hungry! My toilet habits are all over the place as well - tend to be constipated when im bloated! But if I dont eat I feel sick, get headaches, am exhausted and can feel dizzy. So...
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    Colonoscopy results!!

    colonoscopy results!! Hi All Well just had my first colonoscopy - hated every minute of it! There were two doctors there - one was more experienced and he had to takeover twice to get round some difficult areas - all very uncomfortable!! But they gave me a report and this is what is says...
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    Colonoscopy prep

    colonoscopy prep Hi I am having my first colonoscopy tomorrow. I got up this morning and took the picolax that I was told to take (1 in the morning and 1 this afternoon). I took it about an hour and 15 mins ago but nothing has happened yet - just wondering if anyone knows how long it takes...
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    Newbie who needs some advice!

    Hi I have been suffering with various symptoms for about a year now. It started with severe pain in my lower right side and I suffered from alternate constipation and diarrhea. I was hospitalised 3 times in 3 months. I was initially passed around various doctors who didnt know what was wrong...
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    Constantly feel full, even if I eat very little and abdominal pain

    Hi All I am not sure if I should be posting on here really as I have not yet had a diagnosis of Crohn's Disease. I was at the hospital today as I was referred to a gastroenterologist and he suspects that I may have Crohn's disease and wants to do a CT scan and colonoscopy. I wanted to see...
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