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  1. DanaBanana

    Mouth/teeth pain.

    I'm presently in a Crohn's flare. Along with usual flare symptoms, I'm also experiencing mouth pain. I've never had this Before! My lips feel swollen. The inside of my lips and gums feel tender and tingly and painful, sorta like if you've eaten too many salt and vinegar chips. My teeth all ache...
  2. DanaBanana

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Wow, a fellow Canuck! Cheers, eh!! Hehe Too cool! I'm in the Okanagan. :-) I hear on the fatigue. Relentless at times. I'm pretty used to being a zombie....but I find the cannabis makes for a more smiley,giggly and zenful zombie. Haha
  3. DanaBanana

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    I just wanted to share my experience....lots of questions out there about what to take and how. My research begin with the benefits of just using my CBD. I took it via capsule and found it to work minimally. I can't handle too much THC as I get anxious and paranoid, but reading lots about the...
  4. DanaBanana

    Rectal prolapse

    I'm concerned my rectum is on the verge of prolapse. It's been a growing concern as I go through bouts of diarrheah and constipation and sometimes both at once. I'm on daily restoralax since Wednesday. I went to the ER with severe abdominal pain and no bm since Sunday after 3 days of diarrheah...
  5. DanaBanana

    Swollen collar bone/lymphnodes

    So I have had my loading dose of humira, followed by the 2 doses 2 weeks later, and I'm due for the standard 1 injection this thursdays. Additionally, I've also been on 25mg of methotrexate via weekly injection since November of last year. I noticed last night my left collarbone is swollen. I'm...
  6. DanaBanana

    2 days post Humira loading dose....

    I've been so nauseated, deeply exhausted, and last night I started feeling itchy all over and my eyes hurt like I have sand in them. My sister who's an RN, said to take Benedryl. It helped, but is back now. Anyone experience this? I also am on weekly mtx 25mg injections for almost 3 months...
  7. DanaBanana

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    I'm with ya. It's something I'm looking into.
  8. DanaBanana

    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    Hi, I'm new here and new to Crohns. I was finally diagnosed in Sept. Entocort treatment failed and I'm now on week 5 of predinsone and MTX. Now, I do smoke cannabis occasionally and have absolutely found it helps calm my gut. furthermore, because I'm still in such a terrible flare that I can't...
  9. DanaBanana


    I began 25mg MTX injections 5 weeks ago. I've had fevers along the way however, this past week I can't escape a moderate fever. No other side effects I could say other than these fevers and the feeling like I've got the worst hangover/flu ever the 24-48hrs post injection..joint pain and extreme...