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tons of parents have children who have ulcerative colitis, and here are stories from parents about this topic and part of life

Thank You Ulcerative Colitis

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 […]

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My Teen Daughter Is Suffering

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 […]

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Concerned Mother with Teenager Just Diagnosed

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 […]

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Father Needing UC Advice

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.

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Desperate but Still Hopeful

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 […]

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16 Year Old Son Running Out of Options

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 […]

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My Son’s Story

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 […]

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