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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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Go To Foods During Bloody Bowel Movements

This is an email I opened in the ihaveuc inbox today: From Sonya in Tennessee: Adam, I am fairly new to your website but have really enjoyed it and found it helpful so far. Like you, I was diagnosed in 2008 and had problems for years prior. The reason I am writing to you is […]

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Should I Have Surgery or Not?

I am a 21 year old male who had been suffering severely with UC since 2009. I am on the brink of having surgery but I’m having great difficulty in making a decision. Hobbies: Taking a crap multiple times a day, taking medicine, sleeping, eating A LOT… If you count these as hobbies :) All […]

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Virginia’s Colitis Story

I’m from New Jersey. I lived a pretty normal life before I got UC. I went to community college where I studied nursing. I watched a lot of TV. I hung out with friends. I used to eat basically anything that I wanted. I don’t really know what suddenly caused me to flare up because […]

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Mom and the Bean Together in UC

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 […]

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