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|Chons715 - Sun Oct 07, 2007 11:21 am||
No famliy history of Chron's
I was diagnosts with Chrons a couple months ago. I have been having most every sympton for 5 years now. It's nice to know whats wrong...anyways.
I just got of prednisone. I am still taking 8 Pentasa a day, 1 Imuran pill and using Canasa. I also take a Centrum along with Vitamin C and Ensure in morning. Drinking 100+ oz. of water a day. (Does using Crystal Light in this 100+ oz count?)
I have just recently started having sever pain in my abdomindiectly above my genials, along with some pain in the genitals when I am having a bowl movement. The pain makes me break into sweats for a couple mins, and i have do lay down because of the pain. The next couple times I usrinate I get the same pains, but they subside throughout the day. They some and go once a week for the past month now.
I had an urinary tract infection test done and prostate exame. Both were good.
The doctor is atributing these pains to symptons of Chron's....not good enough for me since for the past 5 years the Chron's symptons I have been having have been passed off as symptons of stress...
Any elp would be appreciated.
|Dr. Chan Lowe - Mon Oct 15, 2007 10:57 pm||
You may be experiencing these symptoms due to some inflammation of the colon near the bladder. Fistulas (connections) can develop in Crohn's disease between the bladder and the bowel; however, if this were true I would expect that a urine infection would develop.
Your symptoms may be changing due to the treatment. I would recommend you follow up with your GI doctor about your symptoms now.
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