Intro: My name is Kate, I was diagnosed about 14 years ago and last had a colonoscopy about 15 months ago. I had a brief remission for six months following a colonoscopy Three years ago. and been ill ever since. It was an extremely stressful time in my life, so there goes the theory that […]
Strange side symptoms that are possible with ulcerative colitis.
Dean has been dealing with re-occurring c-diff several times now and is need of finding a way to turn it around so he can focus on containing the UC symptoms without another medical problem to fight at the same time.
Hey UC’ers, I hope you all are doing well, and I wanted to send out a quickie message since there is a bit of a nasty distant relative of ulcerative colitis that we all should be on the look out for. His (maybe it’s a she…ok ok…) name is C-diff. Or as some of the […]
Intro: 28 year old workaholic and father of three. I love the outdoors and doing anything to enjoy life. I was diagnosed a little over a year ago with ulcerative colitis and I have been doing everything in my power to not have it hold me hostage. Some more about Nick: I love my work […]
Joyce’s Ulcerative Colitis seems to be in complete remission but she still experiences the chronic rectal pain. A heating pad relieves it somewhat. Sitting and standing for a period of time makes it worse. Lying down at bedtime, her pain gradually subsides, and she doesn’t have problems sleeping through the night.
Meet Jay: Diagnosed 2009, via colonoscopy, really scary time thought I had cancer. Symptoms started with thousands of tiny sores on insides of my hands and fingers, found out these were ulcers. My mouth was full of ulcers and I couldn’t stop going to the toilet, not the best when your a swim teacher in […]
Intro: Hi, my name is Stephanie, I am 40 years old and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis three years ago. I’ve been flaring now for about nine months with not a whole lot of relief. Some more details: I live right on the Canadian border in New York. I run a registered daycare which […]
Meet Kristin: I was diagnosed with UC 15 years ago while pregnant with my 2nd child. I remained on Asacol for a few years, but stopped taking it when symptoms were not present because I wanted to see if there was any holistic approach that would work. Luckily, my UC has remained localized in the […]
My stomach ‘talks’ to me and anyone else that will listen and this is rather embarrassing when you are attending or running an meeting (which is a great part of my day). Does anyone else suffer from similar problems and has anyone found any successful remedies. I am avoiding beans etc.
I was diagnosed with proctitis and left lower colitis 15 years ago and for the most part had only occasional flares that resolved on their own. After a 3 month flare in 2008 I took Low Dose Naltrexone and it put me in remission for over 2 years. The disease is only the lower 8 […]