Ulcerative Colitis Tips

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Went From Mild UC to Severe UC

Introduction: Hello everyone, my name is Kimberly and I am 34 years old. I live in Hawaii, I am married and have a 9 month old daughter. My family is the reason my life is so wonderful; they are the reason I can deal with having Ulcerative Colitis and strive to get better! I was […]

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Chinese Herbs A Cure?

Introduction: 4 months ago, diagnosed with UC, From San Francisco, CA, 45 years old. Just back from Thailand where my symptoms were brutal. Intermittent flare ups but still managed to have some fun. It’s f-ing Thailand after all. Symptoms: One week ago: Frequent urge for number 2. Bleeding movements, bloating pain, cramps, gas that I […]

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Good Times - I Copped The Mother Load

Good Times – I Copped The Mother Load

Introduction: Hi, I am a 52 year old female, divorced with three grown children. My daughter still lives with me as she has Charcot Marie Tooth and requires regular care and assistance throughout the day. I completed a teaching degree in 2004 and began what I thought was going to be lucrative teaching career. Unbeknownst […]

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Not Responding To Remicade Anymore

Not Responding To Remicade Anymore

Introduction: My names Erin, I wrote a complete background on myself in my last post (can be found in young people section) so i won’t go into much detail here, feel free to check it out. My Symptoms: rather crampy, loose stools, generally crappy feeling, the usual. My Story: Ok, so I posted a few […]

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Pooping Machine

Pooping Machine

Introduction: I am 31 years old, mommy of two lovely girls. Diagnosed about 6+ yrs ago. I love cooking and spending time with my babies, boyfriend and family. Going to the beach is cool…assuming there is a toilet nearby ;) I live near Detroit, MI with my boyfriend, two daughters, dog and three cats. My […]

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Torn.. Please Help – Should I Go On Disability

Introduction: Hi. I’m a single mom in mid 30’s diagnosed with UC in 2010. I’ve had one hospitalization for almost a month this past year and needed almost 6 months to recover. My Symptoms: Just recovering from an almost month long hospitalization last winter. I’m almost out of the woods with occasional pain and side […]

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New FDA Update Regarding Humira Being Approved for Colitis

Quick Update for all of you who are wondering about and/or interested in the followup regarding the FDA’s approval of Humira. Back in August (link to original story-here) you may remember we talked about the approval process that the Food and Drug Administration was taking regarding Abbott Laboratories anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) medications that blocks […]

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Neverending Emergency Room Visits

Introduction: I am a 25 year old mother to two boys ages 5 and 2 and a wife to a soldier about to deploy. I was diagnosed with moderate uc in April 2011. I feel like this disease has taken over my life and I am constantly in and out of the hospital. My Symptoms: […]

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Colonoscopy Prep - Are You Pumped For Yours?

Colonoscopy Prep – Are You Pumped For Yours?

FIRST OFF, for any newcomers to the site, I would like to apologize for the introduction you’re getting to iHaveUC, you’re gonna see a whole bunch of crazy stories on this site for sure, and I’m hoping you won’t see another like this from me for another 3-4 years. But for all you old-timers (Shelly, […]

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There Is Hope, So Don’t Give Up

Introduction: I’m 39 and was diagnosed last year (Nov 11), I’m currently serving in the Royal Air Force as an Aircraft Engineer and was just working up to running a half marathon when ulcerative colitis stuck. I started having frequent trips to the toilet with blood and lots of mucus then the pain in my […]

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My Fast and Furious Journey With UC

Introduction: I am a 43-year-old mother of two awesome school-aged kids living in Cleveland, OH. Although I’m not currently employed d/t UC, I’m a clinical counselor specializing in emotionally and behaviorally challenged kids. I was diagnosed with UC December 2011 that became toxic very quickly, so had a temporary colectomy in Feb, 2012. I enjoy […]

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