Intro: I am a mother of four children. Don’t fully trust doctors but do my own research. My 16 year old son was diagnosed with UC in October He is a wrestler and in a rigorous academic program. After diagnosis he was placed on Apriso, an enema and Prilosec. After 6 weeks he was placed […]
tons of parents have children who have ulcerative colitis, and here are stories from parents about this topic and part of life
A father of a 12 year old boy is looking for answers and help with finding ways to treat his son’s colitis. Doctors are talking about 6-MP and Biologics, but if there is an easy way to get results through probiotics or diet changes, that’s an option too.
My daughter has UC and it seems that she is being treated like a lab rat with all the different treatments that are taking place. Is this normal? She has been prescribed: prednisone, vancomycin, balsalazide, ursodiol, Imuran to name a few. She has gone from a diagnosis of Crohn’s disease to PSC, and just recently has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis.
Introduction: I am a father of a son who is 16. He was diagnosed when he was 6. Also has type 1 diabetes which makes it a little bit of a juggling act for diet. First I would like to thank EVERYONE that has posted on this site. For the last week I may have […]
Intro: I am a mother to 3 wonderful children and I love them with all my heart. My son has suffered with ulcerative colitis since he was 16 and is now 22. We live in Sydney My Son’s Story and His Ulcerative Colitis I have been looking at this site since the beginning of this […]
Introduction: I’m a mom with amazing son who was diagnosed with UC at the age of 11. Our story with the hopes of preventing the same thing happening to anyone else. I am putting our son’s story out there has a warning to parents/anyone who has UC and seeks treatment. It’s is a bit lengthy […]
Hi. My name is Maggie and I’m from NY. I just thought I would share my story regarding my son’s diagnosis at the age of 14. Thanksgiving day 2010 (11/25), was my son’s 14th birthday. Not long after eating Thanksgiving dinner, he started feeling cramps, used the restroom and told me he had diarrhea. I […]
My name is Suzie. I live in the West Jordan, Utah, USA. I’m 35 and my nine year old daughter Rose suffers from U C. She had her first flare with blood and diarrhea in November of 2010. We believe it was do to a contusion she received when she fell out of her bunk […]
Thanks to Roger, an incredible UC’er and follower of the site who brought an important topic of discussion up. Actually, the topic was first mentioned on a CCFA website post recently, but he felt it would be good to discuss here as well. It has to do with the parenting and making decisions as a […]
Introduction: Hello everyone My daughter Amy has UC I hope some one reading about this dilemma will be kind enough to write and give my daughter their thoughts on this problem Medication Dilemma My daughter was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis last year and was prescribed Pentassa. She was well and active working full time and […]