6 Years Old with Ulcerative Colitis in Western Australia Hi I’m a mum of 4, my 6 year old daughter was diagnosed with UC 8 months ago and my husband and I are seeking hope that things will get better for our sweet girl. We are from a coastal town, 3 hours from the city (where our gastro team is) in Western Australia. We love… Read More »My Innocent 6 Year Old Girl
Nearly everybody who has ulcerative colitis has parents. And more often then not, when people with UC are diagnosed initially, they tend to be at the early stages of their lives.
So, that is the reason for the section of the website devoted to parents of kids who have ulcerative colitis.
Some of the stories talk about the decision making that these parents are in the middle of, especially with regards to different types of treatments mainly in the form of medications and potential surgery that they are all faced with. None of this is easy decision making, but these stories should help to provide other parents with the reality that there are many others in the same situation.
My son was diagnose with UC when he was 15 years old. He tried so many medications throughout the years and was on Prednison for the longest time. I am from Israel and my husband is from Germany and we live in California for many years. Our son was diagnosed with UC 5 years ago at age 15. It was a tough time with multiple… Read More »Semester Abroad in Barcelona
Hello! My daughter, Lindsay, was diagnosed first with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis 5 years ago, and then a year later with Ulcerative Colitis. Lindsay is now 11 years old and she has come a long way. She controls her UC with the SCD diet and some supplements. She is diarrhea free, but not symptom free as she suffers from constant headaches and fatigue. I guess from… Read More »Questions about EnteraGam
Meet Melissa: I have UC since i was 15 but it was never really bad until i was pregnant with my 1st son my UC started really acting up. So i was okay taking medicatiom until the summer of 2016 my UC really flared up i started taking Liadal it didnt work at all. Now I’m taking Sulfasalazin it has been okay but i do… Read More »My UC and Symptoms – Melissa O’s Story
Chandler was diagnosed with UC and Celiac in 2012. He was started on Asacol and 6mp along with Prednisone. He became very ill and was hospitalized in a local hospital. The hospital could not fix meals for him that were not cross contaminated with Gluten which made him sicker, so his mother and I would cook his food and bring it to the hospital .… Read More »J Pouch Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Questions