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Remission is OVER- Full blown Flare in Swing

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  • Remission is OVER- Full blown Flare in Swing

    Oh yes, this is wonderful. It is 12am, and I will up all night in pure pain. Gotta love this

    I was in remission for 3 months, now I am remember what praying for death is like

    I have been going every 5 seconds and it is all blood.
    Last edited by asmashly; 03-20-2007, 07:37 PM.

  • #2
    Nowadays I always pray not to wake up in the morning as I cant stand all this pain. It is no way to live. I feel for you and hope you feel better soon.


    • #3

      well...we need to figure out...what caused the flare.

      Do you think it was something you ate?
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      • #4
        Is all that blood typical of your flares????? Sounds like you could have a major infection or something else going on. I'd get checked out in the morning for sure.

        Diagnosed August 2001

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        Past IC meds: Amitriptyline (Elavil), Hydroxyzine (Vistaril), Detrol LA, Lexapro (for depression & anxiety, but also helped my IC) (They all helped, but I was able to discontinue them.)

        I've been virtually symptom free and able to eat & drink whatever I'd like for about 8 years now.


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        • #5
          I absolutely agree with Kim. You need to see your doctor ASAP.

          Sending warm healing thoughts,
          Stay safe

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          • #6
            Thanks, I am calling my doctor. I feel somewhat better-well maybe better is not the best word, but I am alive.