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  1. hoons

    Blood in poo after infusion

    Hi there! Was wondering if anyone has had the same experience as me. I've been on Infliximab for a few years now, and bar a single flare up about 20 months ago, I've been absolutely fine and pain free. A couple of times immediately after infusions though there has been blood in my poo. No...
  2. hoons

    To surgery, or not to surgery?

    Hi guys, was just wondering if i could get some advice please? I was diagnosed with Crohn's about 5 years ago, and it seems as though my main problem is a stricture about halfway along my large intestine. For the past 18 months I've been taking Remicade, and this has for the most part left me...
  3. hoons

    Caffeine

    Has anyone heard of caffeine being bad for Crohn's. It's pretty well documented how bad smoking is for Crohn's, but does anyone know whether the same applies to one of the most essential things in my life - the first coffee of the day! :ybiggrin: Same applies to alcohol too I guess - is...
  4. hoons

    Cost of treatment in Australia

    Hi there, my name's Tom, this is my first post so go easy on me :ysmile: I like in the UK and currently receive Remicade every 8 weeks. This has kept my Crohn's at bay pretty well for about 18 months now. The thing is, me and my wife want to emigrate to Australia. I've gotten as far as being...
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