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Ulcerative Colitis Patients before having colon removal surgery

How Smart Is Surgery?

I love traveling, trying out new experiences and foods, and working with people from different countries and cultures. I’m generally a relaxed & easy-going guy with a sense of humor. Current Colitis Symptoms: Symptom free at the moment How Smart Is Surgery? The standard approach of GIs for ulcerative colitis is to treat with medicine […]

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No More Granny Panties!

I am a mother, grandmother, sister and wife. My family means everything to me!! I love to garden, read and spend time with my grandchildren. I keep a lot inside. I worry more about everyone else than I do about myself. I thought I would “just deal” with my UC for the next 28 years […]

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To J Pouch or Not to J Pouch?

Introduction: Hello, My name is Michael Schroll and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2010. I feel like I’ve tried everything but nothing seems to help. I had a recent colonoscopy on September 4th and have moderate to severe colitis with mostly my left side inflamed. Some more about me: I enjoy riding motorcycle […]

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Should I Opt For Surgery?

Introduction: I’m a 27 years old male from India suffering from ulcerative colitis since past 5 years . I was diagnosed with severe pancolits in Decemeber 2008. Some more about me: I love traveling and eating good food. Symptoms: I have about 10 bowel movements per day with no blood. I have lost a lot […]

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Surgery Soon

Surgery Soon

Introduction: Hi my name is Beverley (or Bev, I don’t mind :-) ) I am a 30 year old married mother of four from Newcastle upon Tyne, England. Some more about me: I have been married for 10 years & have 2 boys (aged 14 & 6) & 8 year old twin girls. I started […]

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About to Become J-Pouch Jackie

About to Become J-Pouch Jackie

Meet Jackie: Hello my name is Jackie and I am 30 years old. I am a 8th grade Science and Engineering teacher and I love my job even though UC is making it harder to do every year because you can’t just up and leave a class of 31 hormonal 13/14 year olds lol! I […]

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End of the road…J-Pouch?

Intro: I am a 26 year old male diagnosed with UC and PSC in 1996. Growing up with this combination has been both a struggle and has helped me to appreciate every day. Some more about me: I have always been quite active despite living in a constant state of active UC. I played sports […]

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