Intro: I have had UC for the last 32 of my 58 years. My last scope was in 2012. Even when I am assymptomatic the lining of my colon shows significant inflammation. Some more about Cheryl: I love to sew and garden. Her Story: I am 58 and have had ulcerative colitis for 32 years. […]
Hi, I am the mother of an 18 year old Hispanic female who’s been diagnosed with severe pancolitis and ulcerative colitis unspecified. She is been hospitalized for 2 weeks now and started remicade first dose two days ago. She is feeling better no bleeding and more formed stool at this time. This has been a […]
Intro: Army guy here. In May 2014, I had a very weird BM. It was normal in the beginning, but followed by a sludge of blood and mucus. From then on I started having crazy urges to use the restroom, and even soiled myself a few times. I finally went to the doctor a couple […]
Intro: Zuzu……I too was in the travel industry and as such was familiar with food poisoning. I was in a position where appearance matters and was taking Accutane for acne. After several bathroom accidents, I was doing more cleaning than any of the housekeepers. Upon my return I collapsed on my floor and remained there […]
Intro: My name is Kate, I was diagnosed about 14 years ago and last had a colonoscopy about 15 months ago. I had a brief remission for six months following a colonoscopy Three years ago. and been ill ever since. It was an extremely stressful time in my life, so there goes the theory that […]
Here’s a brief update of a select few stories/research documents that have been published recently. As you’ll see below, the topics vary quite a bit, but are all centered around Inflammatory Bowel Disease and specifically Ulcerative Colitis which is what we/I are/am most interested in right? :)
Hey UC’ers, I need your help. A longtime user of the site is looking for some insight into what might be going on with Asacol and Delzicol with regards to their healthcare coverage in the United States. Below is the email I received: Hi Adam, I so appreciate your site! I’ve had UC since 1988 […]
I’m English but living in Ireland, I have two little girls and a great partner. I work as a body piercer and a photographer. I have a questionable sense of humour and I’m extremely honest! I’m also a recovering alcoholic – just under 11 years clean 8 sober!
Intro: Hi – I was diagnosed with UC in 1984 (I was 26). I’ve been on sulphasalazine since then, started taking Pentasa suppositories after a small flare up last year. I have a colonoscopy roughly once a year. Talked about diet with the NHS consultants but haven’t actually done anything about that (yet). Some more […]
Dean has been dealing with re-occurring c-diff several times now and is need of finding a way to turn it around so he can focus on containing the UC symptoms without another medical problem to fight at the same time.
My name is Yvette. I’m 46. I have three sons: 18,15 and 9. I’m a teacher, a coach, a marathoner; many people have called me Superwoman. I fundraise, wait tables, volunteer, if you needed a shoulder to cry on recently, it was probably mine. I didn’t say No and I didn’t ever slow down.
Hey UC’ers, I hope you all are doing well, and I wanted to send out a quickie message since there is a bit of a nasty distant relative of ulcerative colitis that we all should be on the look out for. His (maybe it’s a she…ok ok…) name is C-diff. Or as some of the […]
Cole’s relatively new to UC, right now he’s taking Prednisone 30mg/day after starting at 60mg. Remicade (just had second infusion). Multi-vitamin, vitamin D, calcium, tumeric, vitamin C, vitamin B12, omega 3-6-9, L-glutamine, licorice root (stopped taking right now as I started SCD, but am now introducing them again)