Intro: 25 year old graduate student, attempting to complete my PhD while battling ulcerative colitis. Diagnosed almost 10 years ago, went through 8 years of drugs before biting the bullet and jumping cold turkey into SCD. Haven’t looked back since. You can find my previous stories here: http://www.ihaveuc.com/author/kk-scder/ Some more about me: I was born […]
Intro: I’m currently 27, dealing with UC since I was 20. I’ve been on every medication under the sun –> asacol, lialda, simponi, etc. Finally settled on remicade (it’s working like a CHARM). I’ve been through countless HORRENDOUS flares and many, many rounds of steroids. Finally feel like I have it more under control, but […]
meet Sarah: I have had colitis since age 17…was on 6mp and dipentum, then went off all meds for about three years…until I was bedridden for a month with severe joint pain…took the wrong meds which brought the colitis back. Beeen struggling between the joint pain, low energy, and borderline GI health for the past […]
Have you taken methotrexate to treat your colitis? If you’re answer is “yes”, please click the review button below and add your review of your experience. There’s alot of UC’ers who are wondering how other’s like you have done with the medication. Here is an informational page from the National Institute of Health – methotrexate […]
I would love to take a more natural path to help my symptoms but also know when my body needs faster relief, which is why so many of those prescription drugs tend to be the quickest form of relief.
I was diagnosed after two colonoscopies in 2013 but either I’m in denial or I don’t have UC. I only experienced blood in my poop for 5 months and a feeling of not being able to empty, no other symptoms.
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.