Archive | Flares

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.

Indeterminate Colitis Proctitis – Eleanor’s Story

Meet Eleanor: Hiya on here for some guidance ans support to my recently diagnosed diseases and help and advice about pain management and urgency I am a single mum of 3 kiddies ans am a mature degree student currently separated from my husband of 3 years Her Colitis Symptoms: Blood mucus urgency to.toilet dry eyes […]

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New to the Group, Diagnosed with UC

I was diagnosed with UC at age 17 by colonoscopy and am now 38. Living with this disease has been a struggle and I’m thankful to have found this group. I work full time in the healthcare industry, and have a wonderful husband and five children. Some more about Dana: I live in North Carolina, […]

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War in My Colon

Intro: I am a “healthy” 23 year old woman. I am a fully time nanny and full time student. I love eating healthy and focusing holistic based health approaches. Some more about Andrea: I am from the New Hampshire, moved to Massachusetts last year but miss my home state. When I am feeling well I […]

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Help in Ohio – Rachel’s IBD Story

Intro: Hello all. I am i have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis x 22 years, as I was just 15 years when initially diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease. The past 7 years my disease has remained very active. I have been on several doses of prednisone and biologics. Some more background about Rachel: I have […]

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