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Selina’s Story

I am 43 years old and just got diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease at the end of April 2017, after a 4 day hospital stay for the worst stomach pain I have ever had in my life and I have given birth 3 times! Gastro just put me on Prednisone and Pentasa. I was not expecting any of this. I thought it was my gallbladder or maybe I needed my appendix out. I have been looking things up on my about this disease but i feel like I know a whole lot about nothing. Very frustrating!

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Comments

  • SusanHU
    2 years ago

    Hi selina,

    Thank you for your sharing your story. I’m sorry to hear of your frustration but I hope our site can be helpful as you get oriented with IBD. I also wanted to share an article with you specifically for those who are newly diagnosed, written by one of our advocates with a lot of experience: https://inflammatoryboweldisease.net/living/5-essential-tips-for-newly-diagnosed-patients/.

    I hope you find it helpful but please keep us posted on our journey and how we can help – we’re here for you! – Susan (InflammatoryBowelDisease.net Team Member)

  • selina author
    2 years ago

    Thank you so very much for the website links. Extremely helpful!!!

  • selina author
    2 years ago

    Thank you. I will.

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