Ulcerative Colitis Tips


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Trial and Error Going on 15 Years

I’m Mike- eastern European white Jewish genetic background, my family had varying degrees of the same illness and symptoms like ulcerative colitis. I’ve had some alcohol and some substance use in the past.Trying to exercise and recoop in my 40’s the disease came on full force at around at the late 4o’s. 1)excessive bleeding – […]

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Ulcerative Colitis Clinical Trials Survey

Thank you to all the 549 Participants in this month’s iHaveUC Survey! The survey was focused on ulcerative colitis clinical trails, and WOW, some very interesting ideas, suggestions, and comments by many of you regarding this type of research. Below are the questions that were part of the survey. Ulcerative Colitis Clinical Trial Survey (May […]

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Starting the J-Pouch Journey

Who is Dan… I’m one of those rare Los Angeles natives and have been all the way up and down Interstate 5. Technology nerd, baseball fan, and I love to travel. I’ve visited Japan, Spain, Italy, England, and Canada so far. Dan wrote: I currently have no symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis. Dan’ Story – “Starting […]

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Faulty Immune System and Too Many Medications

I am in complete remission at this moment :)) – I love sharing projects with friends – arts and crafts, gardening, cooking, enjoy learning new things, being outside, and traveling to different places. I do get anxious about traveling because I often get a flare-up while traveling. Robin’s Story: Sorry Adam, but I am starting […]

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Virtual Colonoscopy

Hi the question I got as I am an anxious person & don’t like the idea of anesthetic as different doctors have said I may have mild colitis my question is: has anyone had a Virtual Colonoscopy instead of the traditional Colonoscopy as it seems less intimidating, would appreciate advice. Michael’s Colitis Like Symptoms: mild […]

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Stupid UC

My Colitis Right Now: Currently I’m having my first flare since diagnosed and what I guess was remission for the past year. The first time was some blood but mostly diarrhea. I went from 205 lbs to 155 at my lowest. Today it’s mostly just bloody water after a movement. Bloating and gassy too. About […]

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Ulcerative Colitis BioSimilar Medications

Let’s Talk Biosimilars Hi UC’ers, There has been several messages in 2016 with questions about biosimilars, and what the implications are/will be for UC’ers who might be interested, or prescribed these “relatively” new medications. So, what are biosimilars…maybe we should start there. Here is what wikipedia has to say for biosimilars: A biosimilar (also known […]

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College and Colitis

My name is Matt and I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2013 after struggling with symptoms for about 6 months prior. I played hockey in high school and continue to play hockey in college. I was out of a flare for about a year and a half, symptom free and living normally. I was […]

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Ulcerative Colitis and Prednisone Fractures

I have been on varying doses of prednisone, 40mg to 20mg and back. About 15 days ago, I started getting horrific pain and muscle spasms across my chest and around my mid back. I even went to the ER thinking I might be having a heart attack. Thankfully, that was not the case. Saw my […]

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