I am the mother of a beautiful and wonderful 10 year old little girl named Lindsay who was diagnosed w both PSC and Ulcerative Colitis. I would do anything to help her with her health problems. i am fortunate that I am a stay at home mother and can help her with whatever she needs. […]
Strange side symptoms that are possible with ulcerative colitis.
My husband was diagnosed with UC in July 2015. Although he had mild symptoms prior to the official diagnosis (minor blood in stool), it was until he underwent a biopsy to rule out prostate cancer and they put him on multiple antibiotics prior to the procedure that set things in motion. We are from New […]
Intro: British documentary producer/director, living in London. Mostly make factual TV, e.g. science and history. Mother to an awesome little girl who is, amazingly, nearly one. Some more background: Like to rock climb, horse-ride and run when I’m feeling up to it. Also love movies and good wine. Obsessive researcher of everything – which is […]
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 […]
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 […]