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Archive | Humira

Humira is another immune suppressing drug which is also VERY strong. It is one of the TNF biologic drugs. This is a new drug for Ulcerative Colitis patients, and is used more commonly with arthritis patients. Its taken via a subcutaneous injection, basically a small needle that goes just under the skin.

I Asked My Doctor to Switch Me to Humira

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis February 2015. I have just been admitted to hospital for a flare the past few days and things are settling. After my first flare last year it settled and then I picked up c diff after having a fecal transplant in October 2015 things settled even more and I […]

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Chasing After the Ever Elusive Remission

Christiana is in search of remission just like so many other UC’ers. She’s been through prednisone steroids, Lialda, and now her doctor is suggesting Humira to help with the UC symptoms. At 20 years old and a few years since her diagnosis, she’s looking for some outside help from other UC’ers.

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At a Crossroads!

Introduction: Chris, age 37. Diagnosed in September 2013 after a colonoscopy and a very long summer of deeply unpleasant symptoms. Not thrilled to be making my acquaintance with so many new doctors, blood tests, medications and procedures. Some more about me: Originally from Washington, DC. I haven’t lived there in 20 years but also haven’t […]

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Remission is a Definite Wonderful

Introduction: My name is Christine. I am 43 and have had UC for over a decade. I am feeling great right now. I have a very active life and enjoy everything. I work with Cancer patients. At the current time I am in remission from this awful disease. Some more about me: I live in […]

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Ulcerative Colitis Will Not Keep Me Down!

Ulcerative Colitis Will Not Keep Me Down!

Introduction: I am 43 yr old male active male from Melbourne, FL that was diagnosed in July 2012. After noticing blood in the toilet in early June, I went to my general practitioner. After several tests I was referred to a GI doctor. The GI doctor preformed a colonoscopy in July 2012 which revealed that […]

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Humira, SCD, Low Residue, & 2nd Opinion

Some Quick Info About Me: Hi everyone – I’m Jonathan. I’m 31 years old living in Nashville, TN. I was diagnosed with UC in May of 2011, and have been experiencing varying levels of an active disease ever since. Some more about me: I’m married with no kids, and this disease hit me like a […]

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Pooped From Pooping

Pooped From Pooping

Meet Nancy: I am 50 years old. I was diagnosed with UC back in July of 2011. I had the one colonoscopy that diagnosed me but may need another one if current treatment doesn’t work. Some More About Me: I like crafts and country decor. I am from New Jersey and have 2 daughters. My […]

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