Since the birth of my son 8 months ago, I have suffered from diahrrea. In July, I had my appendix removed and the diahrrea has become worse. I am fine for a week or two, and then I get terrible cramps and feel the urge to have a bowel movement. I may have four or five movements in the morning. The first and second will be a normal movement, with the rest getting progressively looser. I worry because my sister has Crohn's disease and I have heard that Crohn's symptoms can mimic an appendix attack. Would the surgeon have told me if the appendix had turned out to be 'normal'? I believe the appendicitis was diagnosed by an MRI. Would the MRI or surgery have show the Crohn's Disease?
I have been to family doctor who prescribed an antibiotic as well as Flagyl (which I havent taken yet). He recommended further tests if it does not clear up soon.
Any advice would be welcome!
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