Dear Gastroenterologists of the World, On behalf of my friends and families and all others who have ulcerative colitis, thank you for having the will power to show up for work each day to look inside people like me. I have been meaning to personally thank all of the doctors who have gone where no other has gone before, the deep, the dark, the do… Read More »Thank You GI Doctors, for looking up my Colitis Hole
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Hi everyone, my name is Sara, and my mom has just been diagnosed with UC. She had a colonoscopy 2 weeks ago, and she was put on Asacol that same day. Things have gotten really bad since that day and now she can’t even keep the soup from the intro diet in her. She has a lot of blood and mucus and pains like contractions… Read More »My Mom has UC, Asacol Is Not Working, HELP US
Hi, my name is Ciaran [42yrs] and I live in Ireland. I’ve just been diagnosed with UC at start of April 2010, after weeks of becoming the best friend to many toilets in my local vicinity. I am really tired and feeling pretty shocked by it. On meds [pred’s and salazopyrin] and was doing ok until last week when I fell ill [headaches nausea], still… Read More »Just Been Diagnosed with UC – HELP
Everyone I have talked to about Prednisone pretty much say the same thing, “I hate it” so why do we suffer and take it, well for one reason is to feel better and not be chained to a toilet for most of the day. That is the reason I take it anyways. The first time I was prescribed Prednisone was on initial diagnosis in 2007… Read More »Side Effects of Prednisone
First off: for those people who have been dealing with UC for years, allow me to give you a standing “O” (or in my case a sitting, grunting AAAaahhh). I was diagnosed with UC this week and it has been the most painful, gut wrenching, fatigue inducing experience of my whole life. I’m starting to believe this condition is just as mental as it is… Read More »Just Diagnosed with UC This Week