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    Study reveals a microbe's molecular role in Crohn's disease

    https://m.medicalxpress.com/news/2019-06-reveals-microbe-molecular-role-crohn.html Changes in the gut microbiome have long been linked with Crohn's disease and other forms of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but the biology behind those links has remained murky. Researchers at the Broad...
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    Small bowel resection for possible ileo-ileal fistula?

    Hi guys, here I go, after years of battle against inflammation and strictures in my ileum (with Humira first and entyvio then) it seems I have lose this battle. A tract evolved badly and the last mri showed a possible fistula formation (unclear if between loops or if getting to the skin). My...
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    Severe ileal crohn's

    Hi everybody, I've been told i've a severe ileal crohn's as I have many pieces of my ileum subject to inflammation and strictures. I have 2 fibrotic strictures, and I had already one surgery for strictureplasty 5 years ago because of multiple stricutres (at least 7). I had no idea my case what...
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    Growling belly

    hi everybody, I have CD in my ileum with strictures... and it's been 3 months the sounds I hear in my stomach/bowel are increasing. I've told it to my doctors but they don't really comment... It's very annoying, because I have the sensation there is something wrong inside. I'm wondering if...
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    Caffeine: coffee or tea or else?

    Hello, I used to drink 2/3 short coffees a day... I stopped it after some issues on my stomach 2 months ago (GERD symptoms, nausea etcc..) I've been trying to reintroduce it this last 2 weeks, drinking 2 short coffees (1 morning, 1 afternoon), as I feel very tired the morning and caffeine helps...
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    Iron and fatigue

    As many others I have chronical low iron levels which cause obviously tiredness and discomfort etc... I tried some pills but it either dont work much or is bothering my bowel. Apart from injection of iron did someone find some solution to absorb it? Also any idea why we suffer from a lack of...
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    Entyvio to heal inflammatory strictures

    Hi everybody, I developed inflammatory strictures even while on humira and had to switch 2 months ago to entyvio. Was curious if any of you reached remission and healed their inflammatory strictures with entyvio and how long did it take as it apeared to be quite slow to work well? I'm quite...
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    How do you deal with stress and anxiety?

    Hi guys, I'm experiencing a difficult period since april when i lost a lot of blood from my small bowel due probably to inflammatory strictures and ended up in ER. I had a cycle of prednisone and started Vedolizumab in June, and went back to another prednisone cycle three weeks ago, as i felt...
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    Nausea

    Hello guys, I've been experiencing nausea, without vomiting, these last 3 weeks, especially during morning... it sometimes calm down during evening, but its very annoying and make me feel very sick. I had a major flare with bleeding in april and switched from humira to prednisone. They found...
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    Bleeding and strictures

    Hi guys, I'm 32 and have had crohn's for 17 years now... I considered myself lucky as for many years I was relatively well with azathioprine only, till 5 years ago when I had strictures and needed a strictureplasty surgery. I switched then to Humira, and seemed I was doing ok (tests were...
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