I’ve recurrent episcleritis, a migrating polyarticular arthritis, and a leukocytoclastic small-vessel vasculitis. I switched to Entyvio in Nov 2016. I’ve been on sulfasalazine, Apriso, and Lialda, and now back to sulfa (dose recently doubled).
Strange side symptoms that are possible with ulcerative colitis.
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. […]
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.