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    Fecal Transplanthttp://www.crohnsforum.com/images/smilies/stinks.gif

    I have not seen this topic brought up in a while, and that has been fine with me as it just gives me the willies. However, in the LA Times the other day, there was an article about this treatment and research that suggested that it was having a very high cure rate for people suffering with...
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    How do I proceed...meds or not?

    To make a long story short, I had an emergency bowel resection 10/24 when one segment of my TI perforated during my colonoscopy. I had been contemplating surgery as I was frightened of the biologics, but in the end the decision was made for me. I am currently home from the hospital...
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    Emergency bowel resection after colonoscopy

    On Wednesday 10/24 I went in for a colonoscopy to help me determine whether to opt for resection or biologics. I had been leaning toward the surgery due to my fears about the meds. During the colonoscopy my small bowel perforated when my GI tried to open a stricture that we knew was there...
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    In the middle of colonoscopy prep...feeling nasty

    I know that this issue has been addressed over and over again, but I just need to vent. I am in the middle of prepping for my colonoscopy tomorrow and I just feel bad. I am using the Osmoprep pills. They are sooooo much better than drinking any liquid, I've tried many and cannot keep them...
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    I burp A LOT! Way more than a civilized lady should...am I just nasty or do people with Crohns burp more than the average human. I can put my 11 year old boy to shame. But seriously, it grosses me out and sometimes shocks me. I don't think I pass gas more than the average person. What do...
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    Seeing a colo-rectal surgeon tomorrow

    I saw my GI doc for a follow up to the CT Enteroscopy today. I have two different segments of colon with active disease that he recommends treating with surgery. More on that in another thread. I have been having VERY painful BM's and when my GI doc looked at my bottom he thought there was...
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    Feels like I am not done-why

    Often I feel the need to go have a BM but once I try there is nothing, or next to nothing that comes out. But, I still feel like I need to go, like pressure down there. I am in the middle of a flare lasting 6 weeks after many years of remission. I feel like I should push ( I have D not C) but...
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    New here...Not new to Crohns

    Hi, I am a 46 year old woman, mother of three kids ages 14, 11 and 4. I was formally diagnosed with Crohns about 20 years ago, but had had many years of 'stomach issue". When i was first diagnosed I tried allk inds of medications but what finally worked for me was 6Mercaptspurine (6MP) which i...