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11-30-2014, 01:00 AM   #1
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remission after 17 years of severe colitis

I have chronic colitis that would only stop bleeding with prednisone and would only last about month after cycle finally got fed up stopped taking ascol and imurine symtoms did not change for year still bleeding then in august everything changed 2 bowel movements a day no blood no rush to bathroom 4 months no symtoms anybody had happen how long did it last
11-30-2014, 07:30 AM   #2
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Have you recently started smoking cigarettes?
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11-30-2014, 08:13 PM   #3
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Have you recently started smoking cigarettes?
ive read some studies saying tobacco has anti-inflammatory effects, so thi sis a valid question and possibility. ive never tried to start smoking though.
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11-30-2014, 08:20 PM   #4
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The only times I wasn't flaring was when I was a cigarette smoker. It is beneficial in UC, but not with Crohn's.
11-30-2014, 09:35 PM   #5
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please let us all know of any changes you made:
thank you and that is great!!!!
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Daughter (age 17) diagnosed with Crohns Colitis/UC 1/2012 Mod/severe changed to U.C.: 11/7/2014 anemia:blood transfusion current: Flare, weaning from Prednisone, still bloating: Meds ,Pentesa: 2000mg twice daily, Vegan diet, mesalamine enemas .Previous: mercaptopurine, Remicade (13 treatments), Imuran, prednisone ), Flagyl, iron infusions, cortifoam,
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Daughter: age 21, undiagnosed: GI issues
11-30-2014, 10:33 PM   #6
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no smoking n started getting better took about a month and back to normal something thought id never get to say I have been drinking tim horton's ice caps in morning started in june having one every couple days by end of august having one every day still having one every day
11-30-2014, 11:50 PM   #7
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lol....... My daughter would love one of those daily!!!!
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