Meet Victoria: I’m a 42 year old female and I’ve had UC for 16 years, was diagnosed at 26. Once I got my diagnosis and was treated with a rectal steroid for 2 weeks everything cleared up and didn’t have a flare up again for 11 years and now I’ve had 3 in the past […]
Flares are one of the most hated parts of life for ulcerative colitis patients, but they are nearly inevitable so we just can’t avoid them completely. Below is a very long list of stories centered around different people from around the world living with UC who are in the middle of a flare. Some of the stories include solutions on how to get out of these situations and others are looking for answers. Read the stories and the comments to gain a full understanding of what its like to have active UC symptoms.
My name is Talat and belong to Pakistan, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis by biopsy test. I used Masacol for few months and then quit as I still had loose stool and was not comfortable. I started using Ayurverdic Indian medicine and got better, but now I get frequent episodes of constipation and use […]
Jennifer’s Current Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: Currently, I have been in a flare for over a month, has been on going for several months. Alot of abdominal pain, bloating, fatigue, blood in stool, frequent porclin visits, depressed and literally feel like a prisoner in my body. Jennifer’s Story: Hello My name is Jennifer I suffer from […]
a little about her: My name is Beth and I have been living with UC for about 8 years, until last August it was very well controlled primarily with diet and 3 to 4 days of prednisone once to twice a year, usually when travelling. Then it all went you know where in a handbasket. […]
Meet Sean: About a year after moving to Portland,Oregon, I started going diarrhea 30-50 times a day while working as a mover. There was so much blood in every stool I passed, well I ignored this for about 2 years and just loaded up on anti diarrhea pills I bought at the grocery stores. I […]