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  1. joeyme1

    Prednisone taper - mega headaches and sore muscles

    I finally heard from my doctor and got a prescription for the 2.5mg. It made. Huge difference and I am feeling much better.
  2. joeyme1

    Prednisone taper - mega headaches and sore muscles

    Hi all - I’ve been tapering prednisone with no issues over the last two months until about a week ago. I was 3 days into 5mg and started getting headaches. I didn’t think much of it. Then, a few days ago, my taper went to no more prednisone. I started waking with headaches and have crankiness...
  3. joeyme1

    Concerned Parent - Need guidance in steps to diagnosis

    Hi Everyone. I'm writing in about my 8 year old son who has long suffered from severe abdominal pain in the mornings. I started a food journal for him and that led me to remove dairy in the mornings. That was working for about 10 days and now the pain is back. Red flags go up because I have...
  4. joeyme1

    Coffee lover switching to tea - what's in your cup?

    Hey everyone, What teas make your feel good? What teas send you running to the bathroom? I love coffee. I'm drinking tea now to see if my symptoms improve. I hope you know something delicious to recommend.
  5. joeyme1

    Waiting to feel normal

    I had surgery 3 weeks ago to remove scar tissue at my anastomosis. The surgeon removed 4 inches of small bowel. I am recovering at a steady pace. But, I am so tired all the time. I can't wait to feel normal again.
  6. joeyme1

    New Humira Side Effect (for me)

    Hi everyone! Long post here - wondering if anyone has ever had a similar experience. This week has been a weird and scary one for me. On Thursday, I noticed a few lumps between my legs and torso - swollen lymph nodes. Because they hurt, I called the 1-800 Humira number to check with the...
  7. joeyme1

    New to forum

    new to forum Hi everyone, I've been diagnosed with Crohn's since 1995. I've had one resection and have been doing well ever since. About three months ago, my symptoms worsened and I started taking Humira. Things seemed better until today. This is the first time I've ever needed to call...