Even though I have a brother with severe UC and have decent knowledge about the disease, it is another thing entirely when it is your child and such a young one at that.
tons of parents have children who have ulcerative colitis, and here are stories from parents about this topic and part of life
Hi all, I am Laura, from Jacksonville Florida. I am writing in support of my daughter Brenin who is 17 and has been dealing with UC for two years. I am forging the path for her, she can be shy about her condition so we will be doing this together. I hope to learn from […]
Hi, I am Zara.I’m 42 years old. My husband is a doctor. I have a son and a daughter. My first child, my daughter,currently 15, had digestion problem till five years age. Later, she became healthy like a normal person. At the time of my second child, currently 7+, I noticed the same problem. Both […]
As much as you undergo the stress and pain so do the ones close to you who actually care for you and also in a lot of stress being deeply concerned about you. But nothing is impossible to overcome if there is complete positivity and a proper diet and medications start getting reduced and clinical […]
My daughter was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in August 2014. This seemed to come out of no where. We thought she had a stomach bug, or food poisoning that turned into bloody diarrhea in days. At the hospital they admitted her due to her blood loss and did a scope. The doctor showed us the […]
Intro: I am a mom with a child with Ulcerative Colitis. I reside in Ross, Ohio in the United States. I spend my days ordering colostomy supplies, checking lab results and making doctor appointments. Thank You Ulcerative Colitis In late July and early August, we were in California on vacation. My eleven year old was […]
My husband is constantly on the internet with all these ideas that other people had luck with. Like having a juicer. No carbs and some herbs from India. He’s driving me crazy.
My son’s worst flare up since his diagnosis in October of 2012. We live in Delaware and I am very happy with our doctors attention to him, although right now nothing seems to be working. My 16 Year Old’s Ulcerative Colitis Hi. my son is 16 and has UC. He was first diagnosed in October […]
I really hope to be able to help her heal over the summer so she can go back to school. She has missed soooo much.
Introduction: I have a nearly 16 yr old with UC. She was diagnosed at 8 yrs old. She is facing surgery. Our Story: Hi, i am writing about my teenage daughter who suffers badly from UC. She was recently admitted to hospital again for 5 days this time to be put on fluid and steroid […]
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 […]
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 […]