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Strange side symptoms that are possible with ulcerative colitis.

Blood Clots and Ulcertive Colitis

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 […]

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A Windy Problem

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.

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The Days with IBD

Has anyone experienced this morning urgency but then haven’t had an urge to go for the rest of the day? Imuran, is it worth my time to look into? Is the diet just meant to get me to a place where I can survive, my hope is to improve, not just live everyday hoping that […]

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Mucus When Passing Gas

Certain foods give me gas and it feels like eruptions going on in my intestines. It is very painful…Last night, I must have passed gas in my sleep I woke up in the middle of the night with a small wet spot on my bottom and my bed. It was mucus. So humiliating!!!! Anyone else […]

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Natural, Meds, or Both?

Introduction: My name is Miesha and I am a 35 year old educator and counselor who lives in the S.F. Bay area. Diagnosed with UC in 2011. Currently in remission by using SCD diet and lots of supplements! No meds right now ! :) Some more about me: I love to travel and volunteer in […]

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Welcome to the Jungle

Meet Maxie M: I was diagnosed April 2011. First colonoscopy 2011 – Last colonoscopy May 2013 – Since diagnoses In and out of remission frequently. Longest remission has so far been 3 months. Have had 3 different GI’s and most recent GI is not through choice he is the only one in the city I […]

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)