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Archive | Colitis Stories

Below are the complete list of stories that have been submitted by users of the website. They are mostly written by ulcerative colitis patients (UC’ers), but there are also some stories from parents, family, and friends of UC folks too. Some stories are about the initial diagnosis while others are about hard and sometimes happy times that follow after you know for sure you have UC.

Colitis Joint Pains

 Do you have joint pains and colitis? I sure had that.  It’s been about six months now since it was really bad, but when those joint pains started, you’re not sure what to do.   If you are having joint pains with your colitis, you are definitely not the only one.  There are tons of us […]

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Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis

Here is a video that talks about how you are really the one in control of your colitis. It is rated PG-13, not for less than teen agers. Having gone to hell and now back at a normal life, I understand how horrible the journey can be. It is definitely one of those experiences that […]

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Severe Ulcerative Colitis

How do you know if your Colitis is Severe? When do you join the Severe Club? How is any doctor to say you have mild colitis if you feel like hell all day?  Are you thinking about finding another toilet constantly?  How can a colonoscopy determine you have only medium colitis if you are not […]

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Orange Juice For Colitis?

Is orange juice going to work for you and your colitis? The best thing might be to give it a try and see. I drink OJ everyday with a smoothie, but there are some people who have a hard time with drinking it.  One thing I would recommend is to drink the “not from concentrate” […]

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Orange Juice

One of the questions I had right after being diagnosed was about OJ.  Can I drink it or not with Ulcerative Colitis? I always thought that orange juice was not a good thing for me to be drinking for my colitis because it contains so much acid.  Truthfully, I don’t even know how OJ compares […]

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Side Effects from Humira

First of all, thank you for coming to this website.  I really enjoy receiving emails and messages from the wide range of people who visit these posts. Back in January of 2009 I was started on Remicade.  This is a drug which you take via an infusion, and it is approved by the FDA for […]

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