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Archive | Surgery

Colon removal surgery stories from ulcerative colitis patients

To Surgery or Not to Surgery?

Intro: I was diagnosed with UC in the beginning of 2011… It took me a long time to go to the doc about my urgency and blood in the toilet issues, and even when i finally went and had the colonoscopy, it took another 9 months to get into remission… I am pretty sure i […]

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Decision Time – Surgery?

Who’s David… I`m single age 62 and retired from my working career of 40 years. Nine years ago I was diagnosed with UC. My father also had UC for many years before passing away at age 66. David’s Story: I was diagnosed 9 years ago with UC, now classified as severe chronic left sided UC. […]

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How Did I Get Here?

Meet Damian: My name is Damian, I just recently turned 40 and reside in Los Angeles, California. I used to be an actor/model as well as weightlifter and skydiver. I’ve always had a loving relationship with nature and animals and being in the wilderness is my true passion. Some more background info: I’ve died or […]

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Rectal Prolapse After Surgery?

I was first diagnoses with Ulcerative Colitis in 2009 and eventually had to have the total colectomy and ileoanal pouch surgery. The final surgery was completed in February 2014 and all was well until recently. I saw my GI this afternoon and am scheduled for a colonoscopy in 2 weeks time.

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Kick UC’s…A!*&!

Intro: My name is Tasha Cornett. I’m a 30 year old female from Northeast TN. I work in internal medicine and unfortunately know way too much about treating UC. Some more about Tasha: I enjoy running and eating delicious food. I spend most of my free time right now planning my wedding that will be […]

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Impending Surgery

Meet Samantha: I was diagnosed when I was a just becoming a teenager. About 16-17 years ago. My last colonoscopy was about 6 months ago. I was recommended for surgery. Nothing was improving. Recommend to have a left sided colostomy. Surgery scheduled in January. Some more about her: I’m from Maine born and raised. I […]

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