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    Support from Mike McCready

    Check out this video from Mike. http://www.king5.com/new-day-northwest/Mike-McCready---CCFA-119421934.html Enjoy
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    Blood! Urgent

    I just went to the toilet and had a lot of blood in my Diarrhoea. I've had Crohn's since 2004 and never had this happen. Last night I had really severe pains and now this. I'm really worried. Should I go to the hospital? Is it normal to have blood in diarrhoea?
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    Chinese/Alternative medicine

    Hi everyone, Do any of you know of or have tried any Chinese/alternative therapies as a part of your Crohn's treatment? If so, what are they/did they work. I'm getting to the stage where I am willing to give anything a go and I'd be really interested to hear from you guys on this subject. I've...
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    I had my MRI yesterday....

    Around a month ago, my specialist told me to have a small bowel MRI. I assumed I'd rock up to the hospital, jump in the MRI scanner and be done in no time, I was so wrong. First the nurse put a canular in my arm (so they could inject Buscopan and the contrast agent during the scan), she then...
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    Your "safe" foods

    Hi everyone, I know that severity levels differ significantly when it comes to Crohn's, which makes it hard to generalise. In any case, I'd like to get an idea of what you guys consider to be your "safe" foods. Perhaps by sharing we can all try something new and hopefully have some success...
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    Vitamin supplements..

    Hi guys, I was wondering what vitamin supplements you guys take. I've been told a number of different things about what most Crohn's sufferers need and was curious to find out what you guys think. I've heard that krill oil is supposed to be quite effective for inflammation. Any feedback would...
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    G'day everyone, I'm a 27 year old guy from Australia, diagnosed with Crohn's in December 2004. At first I refused to believe it and after about 6 months on mesalazine/prednisone I took myself off my meds. I felt pretty good for the next few years, having only a few "flares", which I convinced...
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    Prep for colonoscopy

    Hi guys, A little while ago I had to have a colonoscopy and was given pico-prep and then told to use glycoprep (to make sure I was empty). I took the pico-prep and had the most horrible reaction to it. The pain was unbearable (I couldn't stand up straight and I was vomiting uncontrollably). I...