Ironically I am relieved to finally have a Crohn's diagnosis. I have a previous history of Melanoma cancer (fortunately found early), so when I had two severe GI bleeding episodes over the past few months (requiring hospitalization/transfusion), everyone thought that the melanoma had possibly spread (and survival rate is about 5% if it has spread). Fortunately after two months I'm finally getting an official diagnosis, no cancer, but Crohn's. I am 31 with two small children (2.5 and 6 months) and a wonderful husband. I work in Human Resources. I live in Houston, TX and will be followed by Dr. Bincy Abraham @ Baylor. My first treatment step will be steroids (entocort). They believe the bleeding is coming from a small ulceration in my small intestine identified during a capsule endoscopy, and they are hoping the steroid will help it to start to heal. I am hoping not to have surgery. I also got a fairly bad MRSA infection while in the hospital most recently so I'm deathly afraid of being cut open and exposed to more possible infections ! My only symptoms are the two severe bleeds and some mild lower back pain. Look forward to getting to know you all!