View Poll Results: How old are you
17 or younger 52 9.25%
18-21 80 14.23%
22-29 156 27.76%
30-39 107 19.04%
40-49 85 15.12%
50-59 57 10.14%
60-69 18 3.20%
70+ 7 1.25%
Voters: 562. You may not vote on this poll

06-20-2010, 08:50 AM   #1
donna martinez
Join Date: Jun 2010
how old are you?

I was just wondering how old everyone is and how old they were when they were diagnosed? I am 27 years old and was diagnosed about a month ago.
06-20-2010, 09:19 AM   #2
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Not tellin'. LOL
06-20-2010, 12:49 PM   #3
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Location: Hamilton, Ontario
HAHA Penny! (She's really in her late 20's)... You could do a poll Donna - or 2 separate polls.. That would make it more anonymous.
Dx GERD 2008
Dx Gastritis & hiatal hernia Feb 2010
Dx non-definitive Crohn's June 2010
Dx Endometriosis April 2011

"if nothing changes - nothing changes

06-20-2010, 03:10 PM   #4
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Location: St Helens, Merseyside, United Kingdom

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I've had symptoms since early 20's, was diagnosed 5 years ago, I'm 46 now!, nearly 47, nearly 50! Oh God!
and anyway, you're only as old as the man you feel!! (allegedly)


Dx Crohn's in TI 2005 symptoms for 15 years prior

BEEN ON -Azathioprine, 6MP, Prednisolone, Pentasa, Budesonide, Metronidazole, Humira, Methotrexate,

NOW ON -Amitriptyline 25mg
21/02/14 Right hemicolectomy surgery!/profile.p...4208290&ref=ts

No-one should make you feel inferior without your consent!

06-20-2010, 07:18 PM   #5
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Location: Barrie, Ontario

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I just turned 40 and I was diagnosed when I was 36.

Crohn's Diagnosis: May 2006
Current meds: none
Surgeries: Colostomy, December 2009

"Never trust a fart." Jack Nicholson, The Bucket List

Oscar is awesome! Loving my life with my stoma (with a hint of poo)!!

06-20-2010, 09:36 PM   #6
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Join Date: May 2010

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I am 25 and was diagnosed at 12 with symptoms since I was 8.
Living Life as it Comes
Diagnosis-Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis since 1997 at age 12
Medication-Humira every 2weeks 40mg and Imuran 100mg,B-12 drops and Multi-Vitamin
06-21-2010, 01:33 AM   #7
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Location: California

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I am 37 and was diagnosed at 19.


Current Meds: Cimzia, Methotrexate, Prevacid, Sertraline, Nortryptaline, Prednisone, Atenelol
06-21-2010, 07:04 AM   #8
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Location: St Petersburg, Florida
32 and diagnosised at 28

diagnosis- Oct 2006

remicade every 6 wks
06-21-2010, 09:05 AM   #9
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Location: Kansas

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I am 47, and diagnosed at 30. I have had symptoms since I was 17. (Wow! Can I really be that old?? LOL!!)
Diagnosed: 1992 with Crohn's
Current meds: Asacol HD, Humira plus many more!
Also have hypothyroid, diabetes type II, Fibromyalgia, Insomnia, AS diagnosed 12/11 (on my birthday).
06-26-2010, 02:03 PM   #10
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Im 28 and was diagnosed 2 days ago

If you are only as old as the man you feel that would make me 43
Diagnosed with CD 24/06/10
Also suffer from
Ankylosis Spondalitis
B12 Deficancy

Would love people to not just see me as a walking illness / disease , im more than that

My Facebook feel free to add me!/pompeybird
06-27-2010, 12:50 AM   #11
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: Chatham, United Kingdom
63 and diagnosed at 18 (oh no! am I the oldest on here?)
Crohn's diagnosed 1968

Prednisolone 12.5mg
Azathioprine 150mg
Ranitidine 300mg
Nexium 40mg

06-27-2010, 01:02 AM   #12
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I'm 20 and was diagnosed at 19.
06-27-2010, 02:53 AM   #13
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Location: Wellington, New Zealand
I'm 39 and got chron's when I was 29, wow it's been ten years already
DX 1998
Meds: 2.5mg Plendil ER. Azathioprine 100mg; Inhibace+ 12.5mg; gastrosoothe 60mg; Simvastatin 40mg; Loratadine 20mg; Fluoxetine 40mg; Provera 10mg; Metformin 2.55g; Cal d forte; 1.25mg, Humira; Panadol 4g; Pred 3mg
06-27-2010, 03:18 AM   #14
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Hello i am 30 years old diagnosed at 28 but symptoms since 10 years old.
06-27-2010, 10:55 PM   #15
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i'm 23, started getting diagnosed at 20
06-28-2010, 01:07 AM   #16
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20, 20
28cm sm and L bowel removed, 200 mg Aza, monthly b12 injection,
calcium + vit d. Enjoying my surgery induced remission!
06-28-2010, 04:00 AM   #17
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Location: Pointe Claire, Quebec
Hi Donna, I am 28 and I was diagnosed just over three years ago. Symptoms since mid-teens.
Diagnosis: Crohn's Disease (May 2007)
Meds: Double-dose of Remicade, every 6 weeks
*I'm going to start saying I'm in REMISSION now! Three years since my last hospitalization!*
06-28-2010, 04:14 AM   #18
Jeff D.
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I'm 21 and was diagnosed at 14. It's been a lovely 7 years.
06-28-2010, 05:47 AM   #19
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im 29 and was diagnosed last november at 29!!!
Diagnosed Crohns Colitis Nov 2009

Current meds - Pred FINISHED!!!!!, Asacol 400mg 8 times a day
Imuran 150mg daily
06-28-2010, 05:59 AM   #20
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i (apparently) look in my 30's, i feel in my 20's, i act like a big kid, but i'm actually 46. can't believe it sometimes lol.

i was diagnosed just before i was 20, but had been suffering typical Crohn's symptoms since about 15, & had signs of it from early childhood.

Astra - i think you & me might be cyber twins! is your birthday next month?
06-28-2010, 06:05 AM   #21
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Location: eastbourne, United Kingdom
iwas diagnosed when i was 28 i am now aged 40.
rick 62 i think you will find kev is around your age.
crohns diagonsed dec 12th 1997

fred (stoma) was born on sept 10th 2003

life is like a loo roll, the nearer to the end you get the faster it goes.

memories are what makes life, life is what makes memories, make them good

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06-28-2010, 11:36 AM   #22
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Give blood, play hockey. Oh wait, I'm anemic.
Lift. Eat. Sleep. Repeat...!/mike.broggi
06-28-2010, 12:35 PM   #23
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I was diagnosed 2 days before I turned 27
06-28-2010, 06:14 PM   #24
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I am 30 and I was dx when I was 26 years old
06-28-2010, 07:50 PM   #25
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Just turned 38 was diagnosed almost 3 yrs ago have had mild problems since my mid 20's
Dusty Shook

I honor the place in you where the whole universe dwells and I honor that place in me. When you are in that place and I am in that place, we are one.


The light that is within me bows to the light that is within you.
06-28-2010, 08:11 PM   #26
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Location: woodstock, New Brunswick
40, Diagnosed at 39. Symptoms for 2 years prior to that.

Diagnosed May 2009
Imuran 150 mg daily
Humira 40 mg weekly
Prednisone 25 mg and tapering weekly
Calcium Carbonate 500 mg x2 daily
1000 iu Vit D
Multi Vitamin
06-28-2010, 09:35 PM   #27
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I'm 25 and was diagnosed 4 months ago yesterday!
February 2010 - diagnosed with Crohn's disease.
January 2011 - Inflammation downgraded from moderate-severe to mild with no symptoms!
January 2014 - adopted a mostly Paleo diet
May 2015 - still in remission!

Currently Taking
Humira - 40mg/week
Imuran - 125 mg/day
Calcium magnesium citrate
Fermented cod liver oil/butter blend
Culturelle probiotics
Vitamin D
Vitamin C
06-28-2010, 10:56 PM   #28
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Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
I'm 36 diagnosed at 6
06-30-2010, 07:25 AM   #29
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I am 31 was diagnosed at 20 had symptoms for 3 years prior to that.

Crohn's Disease Diagnosed Jan 2000

30th June 2010 began Modulen for 6 weeks (Liquid diet especially for crohn's. No food allowed whatsoever )

06-30-2010, 12:12 PM   #30
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I am 40 and I was diagnosed at age 28.
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