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Have had Crohn’s for over 60 years

Have had Crohns for over 60 years. Resection done 25 years ago. Anal area very sensitive so that I avoid any invasive procedure. Afraid I could be developing a partial obstruction.

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  • Brooke Abbott moderator
    10 months ago

    Hi Ruthie,

    I’m so sorry you are going through this right now. In addition to reading a blog post by Marisa, I would suggest getting in contact with your IBD specialist. It’s also important to journal your symptoms so that when you are in front of a doctor, you have all of the information they will need in order to treat you correctly.

    ( Team Member)

  • thedancingcrohnie moderator
    10 months ago

    Hi @ruthie,

    I also have Crohn’s. I was diagnosed in 2011, so it has been 7 years. Wow, 60 years with IBD. You are such a warrior!

    One of our advocates, Marisa, wrote an article about her experience with a partial obstruction. Maybe this can help? Here is the link:

    Wishing you the best in health.

    Always dancing,
    Elizabeth (team member)

  • joan16
    10 months ago

    Sorry to hear your are dealing with this for a long time. I’m trying to find out what wrong with me. My G. I specialist doesn’t think I’m serious and won’t do test until February 2019. I have a inflamed feeling wonder if you ate experiencing this also. Joan

  • Pam.Kingsland moderator
    10 months ago

    Hi @joan16, thanks so much for your response. I just wanted to connect @ruthie to your response/question! 🙂 -Pam (team member)

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