Hi, I am Pernita from India, I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about three years back. I am a mother of two young kids. I was on wysalone tablets 60 mg for two years , whenever i was told to taper it off my condition became worse. i think my system started depending on it a lot. my doc wanted to put me on azoran… Read More »Lost
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.
Hi, My name is Karen. I was diagnosed with UC when I was 13. I was hospitalized for a month. By the way I should tell you that I am now 49. I almost died then due to blood loss. I took all the meds that they had then. I know that they have newer stuff now. My parents took me to Scripps, in La… Read More »Don’t Forget the Mental Side Effects of Colitis
Intro: I developed ulcerative proctitis first this was about 5-6 years ago. I didnt go to the doctors for about a year. I went in after my youngest daughter was born. About 1 year ago i was having problems and had a scope done again. they found that it had moved into my left side. I have been to three different gastrodoctors. the first one… Read More »God At My Side
My daughter was born 3 weeks early but had no complications to speak of. She was almost exclusively breast fed with some minor intro to formula but around 4 or 5months of age, we notices some strands of blood in her poopy diaper. Upon seeing the Pediatrician, we were advised that it was probably a milk allergy. At that point, I stopped all milk and… Read More »My 4yr Old Has UC
Hi everyone, just wanted to give an update on my son. My original story is titled Linda’s son. He is now 6 years old and currently in a bad flare. We are at the children’s hospital here in Orlando, FL waiting for the remicade medicine to arrive from the pharmacy. Why it takes so darn long to mix i have no idea!! since he is… Read More »Trying To Stay Strong For My Son