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View Poll Results: Do you have uc or cd
CD 105 88.24%
UC 11 9.24%
Other from of IBD 1 0.84%
My partner has UC 0 0%
My partner has CD 2 1.68%
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05-23-2006, 10:31 PM   #1
Kate
 
uc or cd?

I have crohns how bout you?
05-24-2006, 12:13 AM   #2
kc0eks
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I have crohns..yay.
I also imagined all of it, according to my first doctor. :P
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05-24-2006, 06:52 AM   #3
little_sami
 
UC here
05-24-2006, 06:56 AM   #4
k-t
 
I have crohns!!!

Do i win a prize?

Ktxx
05-24-2006, 08:23 AM   #5
little_sami
 
yes have a kiss LOL
05-24-2006, 09:26 AM   #6
Jonny
 
I have Crohns most likely but the Pathologists results say it could be either UC or CD.
05-24-2006, 10:18 AM   #7
little_sami
 
I get the feeling I'm in a minority lol.

That's the way I like it Unique (or a freak whatever lol)
05-24-2006, 10:21 AM   #8
Valentina
 
I was told from biopsies 3 years ago it was Crohns, but since Im in remission, and the inflamation is all but gone, the latest biopsies didnt show any CD.. so not sure.. still on all the same meds, and they have finally worked, so I will just stick with that for now.
(my Dr said pathology would only be important for me, if and when surgery comes into play)
05-24-2006, 10:26 AM   #9
ElaineH
 
Crohns here!
05-24-2006, 12:34 PM   #10
marco
 
crohn`s here too
05-25-2006, 02:51 PM   #11
devildee(donna2005)LOL
 
hi im a crohnie too
05-28-2006, 06:41 PM   #12
Janet
 
Crohnie
05-28-2006, 10:01 PM   #13
ladyB
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Hi there fom a belly-aching crohnnie
06-06-2006, 12:14 PM   #14
Ryan
 
I had uc for 5 years then had a ileo at 18 n then j-pouch created 6 months later n now have a j-pouch
09-04-2006, 07:21 PM   #15
Sheryl
 
I guess I'm a lucky. one Have crohns starting at the end of small intestine thru large to end, but also have UC.
09-04-2006, 07:37 PM   #16
Kev
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I was told they (pathologists) couldn't tell whether it was Crohn's or Ulcerative. I'd been told by someone that if I was lucky, it would turn out to be UC, because according to that source, UC is curable/Crohns is not. Thought that was the story, but my research since says that, altho different... neither is [quote]"curable"[un-quote]. Distinctive characteristic is the level of the scarring.. apparently scars run deeper in crohns... Mine apparently too imature to tell. (hmm, wonder if that's because I still don't act my age??) UC, CD, IBD, it's all the shits as far as I'm concerned... (but doc thinks it's CD)... So, what do I win? Tell me
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09-04-2006, 07:51 PM   #17
Jeff D.
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Crohnie here
02-02-2007, 01:16 PM   #18
Maggie-Muffin
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hello, also a Crohn's victim
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02-02-2007, 01:48 PM   #19
leighhi27
 
I've got Crohn's too
02-02-2007, 02:01 PM   #20
KCMike
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The big 'C' here also
02-02-2007, 02:08 PM   #21
ruthymg
 
crohnie too

Ruth
02-02-2007, 02:13 PM   #22
SoccerMom
 
Crohns
02-19-2008, 07:04 PM   #23
Lee1975
 
I've got Crohns but I've just been told that my biopsy results showed active Colitis aswell so I guess I'm just greedy
02-19-2008, 08:49 PM   #24
Methofelis
 
Crohn's colitis. Horray.
02-20-2008, 06:55 AM   #25
Gemma
 
Lee1975 said:
I've got Crohns but I've just been told that my biopsy results showed active Colitis aswell so I guess I'm just greedy
im the same i have both so im not sure which one to tick, My consultant says it the UC that they used to have probs controlling not the crohns even through the crohns is worst.
02-25-2008, 11:38 PM   #26
BWS1982
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I'm on the pleasant receiving end of the mystery that is Crohns
02-26-2008, 10:51 AM   #27
Kev
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Age old question... And there are so many variations.. and then there are some of us who no one knows for sure which version or combo of IBD they got. I wish I (or my GI's, or the lab work, scopes, CT's, X-rays, biopsies, welll, you get the idea)
could say for sure which 'version' I got... It certainly would be nice to know before I someday face the ostomy issue.. In the meantime, does it really matter all that much? Like, regardless of whether you or I have UC, CC, CD, or whatever... think we have much more in common than the little pigeonholes a doctor may use to distinguish between us. Anyone else feel the same way I do?
02-29-2008, 09:53 PM   #28
tmcuddles
 
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I was diagnosed with Crohn's colitis
02-29-2008, 10:33 PM   #29
w4sted
 
my 11 yr old was recently dx'd w/ crohn's disease were waiting on pathology to see how advanced the cells are so treatment can begin. we have the follow-up visit next week.
03-01-2008, 08:21 AM   #30
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Hi w4sted. welcome to the forum. Having this happen to one's children can be a very hard issue for parents to deal with. You'll find other parents on here, even some folks who contracted/diagnosed at similar ages.. we even have a regular on here who is only 14 (but an amazing 14 year old). The 'good' news (if I can use that phrase) is that this is typically a 'life' altering disease, not a life ending one. I hope you can draw some comfort from that, and hope N stength from the other members on here, their stories. Be sure to let us know how you make out.. There's an introductory segment on here called My Story.. Drop in there and tell us a little more about yourself.. your child.. Once again, welcome!

and, to reiterate my earlier point about... well, my issue with pigeonholing our colective 'disease'... anyone who hasn't should take a look at our newest IBD member. Originally pigeonholed with Colitis, dr's later discovered (big shock) it was wrong dx.. It was crohns.. and the J-pouch surgery wasn't the big 'cure'.

I personally think 'WE' have to watch out for pigeonholing.. so we don't fall into the 'trap' of telling someone who has been mis-labeled (mis-diagnosed) as it being CC, UC or whatever.. that they can be 'cured' if they just do this/that.

I HAD that happen when I was originally mis-diagnosed with Diverticular Assoc. colitis. told that my resection would be the end of this nitemare. It wasn't. And I wouldn't want anyone else, even my worst enemy, to suffer the incredible dissappointment that I went thru when my disease CAME back, worse N ever!!

end of sermon.. (I promise)
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