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Currently with Croh's with initial manifest ion in rectum

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Currently with Croh's with initial manifest ion in rectum with 3-4 fistula , abcesses been on sulfathalazine now for 25 yrs plus and much diarrhea,now worse. What if any others would work? Depend on too much ruling area AZ, far from a current enderologist.. Male 84 yrs old. Thank YOU
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

This is Dr. David

sorry you have crohn's disease.

cholystyramine is the anti-diarrhea medication your doctor is having you try.

have you been on systemic agents for your crohn's disease? such as Humira or Imuran or rectal steroid enemas or mesalamine ?