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    C-Reactive Protein Levels and other stuffs

    Saw my GI doc today and I am a record setter! :) He told me that my C-reactive Protein level was the highest he has ever seen, it was 140, normal is 4.9 and under. Are you a record setter! Started 6MP today and they scheduled someone to come by and show me how to take Humira, those are...
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    When test results just arent needed.

    So I got a call from my doctor today to review my test results. I went in cause I was having a flare. One of the blood tests (cant remember which one) indicated that I have inflammation. He said the normal range was about 5 and I was at 140. I couldnt help but to laugh, and I told him "Doc...
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    Legally disabled - Social Security

    I guess this is more of an informal poll, but I have been doing a lot of research on Crohn's and at what point someone is considered legally disabled. I am sure its different for each country so please forgive my ignorance. If you are in the US, have you tried for Social Security Disability...
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    Oxycodone - Fluffy fuzzy brain pills

    The docs prescribed oxycodone for pain for me. I only take them very rarely, as the pain becomes too unbearable. Sometimes I will take one before bed so I can sleep through the night. The problem is when I take one, my brain becomes a fluffy fuzzy pile of mush. This makes it nearly...
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    Gas?

    Ever since I had surgery, I have been able to burp on command, frankly I burp almost constantly. I am able to control it a bit and make sure that while I am working I am not burping in the face of my customers, lol. But anytime of day or night, regardless of when I have eaten or drank...
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    Archway Coconut Macaroons

    When I was first diagnosed (13 years ago) everyone who had heard about Crohn's kept bringing up Archway (thats the brand) Coconut Macaroons. They said that I should eat them and they would help with keeping me out of the bathroom as much. Just curious but... A. Has anyone else heard this...
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    Here's a story...

    No, not of a lovely lady, but of a guy named Jesse! :) So here is the story. I first started getting sick when I was 22. I started to lose weight and had abdominal pain. I thought it was ulcers. So I went to see my PCP, who sadly wasnt available and I saw the nurse practicioner. He agreed...
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