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Member Since 17 Aug 2010
Offline Last Active Aug 19 2010 03:45 AM

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In Topic: I Need An Answer

17 August 2010 - 05:52 PM

Have you been tested for Crohn's disease? It can cause all sorts of nastiness.

aside from a CBC to look for low rbc, hemoglobin and hematocrit or a stool sample to check for blood what are the other tests fo crohns? I haven't had any obvious signs of bloody stools ( other than black stools thanks to my friend pepto bismal). And I def don't have an issue with weight loss... What other symptoms of crohns should I look for?

In Topic: I Need An Answer

17 August 2010 - 02:58 PM

That is quite a history. Do you plan on having an endoscopy to check for celiac or other issues? If not you could try going gluten free for a few weeks and then try a gluten challenge and see how your body responds.

I forgot that I've had barium swallows that show I have bad gerd. When I layed down, the pill came back up. So they told me to take over the counter pepcid (which isn't cheap!) i have an appointment with GI next month, and if he suggests doing a biopsy I'm all for it. At this point, I'd do anything to feel better and enjoy life.

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