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Having been increasingly ill and being almost unable to eat I was finally diagnosed with Crohns in 1996. A month later an abdominal abscess perforated. I had a hemi-colectomy, being told a section of gut was like a ‘’soggy tea- bag’ and I must have had Crohns for many years. GP had said I was just a drama queen!

I had a further resection in 2003 and in 201l a failed attempt as I have such bad adhesions it couldn’t be done. I had gone privately and not had proper medical support. Now I attend the local hospital and have started Vedolizumab. My 4th infusion is due on 28th Dec.

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  • Jenna Farmer moderator
    2 years ago

    Thanks so much for sharing Rose! I hope vendolizumab does wonders for you! Jenna ( team member)

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