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Colitis Stories

Below are the complete list of stories that have been submitted by users of the website. They are mostly written by ulcerative colitis patients (UC’ers), but there are also some stories from parents, family, and friends of UC folks too. Some stories are about the initial diagnosis while others are about hard and sometimes happy times that follow after you know for sure you have UC.

Simple and Helpful Message from another UCer

This is the message and hopefully it is helpful to you now or in the future: “ Hello Adam, Just wanted to share some advice that will be obvious to some UC-sufferers but for others, it may be a useful reminder. I have been flaring since last May, (and being treated with Pentasa suppositories and for a while, prednisolone).  I have been very careful with… Read More »Simple and Helpful Message from another UCer

Almost 14 Years with Ulcerative Colitis

I hope you enjoyed the video. If you have any questions for me, please feel free to write them in the comments. As I mentioned, the facebook.com/ihaveuc Page is a great public resource. If you are more interested in a private Group on facebook for chatting about ulcerative colitis topics, the Private iHaveUC Group is a great place too. More information that I have written… Read More »Almost 14 Years with Ulcerative Colitis

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Question for Women with UC who have Given Birth (Contractions vs. ulcerative colitis Cramps)

There is an interesting question, and it was clear instantly that it was popular to discuss. I posed the question to the Facebook Public Group a few days ago. The question: How would you compare UC related cramping and abdominal pains to the pains associated with contractions felt during child birth? Feel free to add any comments you may have below in the comments section.… Read More »Question for Women with UC who have Given Birth (Contractions vs. ulcerative colitis Cramps)

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Great Results Confirmed from Colonoscopy Biopsy, Anybody?

I hope you’re well and in good health. I follow your iHaveUC page as I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis about 34 years ago.  Fortunately, I am on a very low dose of medication, Salofalk 1.5g granules.  I am am supposed to have a colonscopy every 2 years but let it lapse because of how difficult it was to do things during covid lockdown etc.  Late… Read More »Great Results Confirmed from Colonoscopy Biopsy, Anybody?