Infliximab (Remicade) is the Innovator/Original – Welcome Biosimilar(s) There has been an enormous amount of focus by many pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the past several years to figure out how to bring biosimilars to the hands (or doctors’ hands), specifically with regards to people with ulcerative colitis and other immune system related diseases. The […]
Is there a connection between blood type and your diet and ulcerative colitis, let’s find out! We are getting more and more interested in this topic here on the site and it is time we explored this a bit further! So take a few minutes to watch the video that will act as a brief […]
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 […]
My family has been the most supportive people in my life since pre-diagnosis and even after the diagnosis. Whenever I’m at home my parents ensure I eat what does not aggravate my symptoms. When leaving the house they assist me to get all that I may require while I’m outdoors.
I’m terrified of what the future holds, I cry most nights since my diagnosis and just hope that this disease doesn’t take over my life since my daughter relies on me 100 percent.
About nine months ago I went to my doctor and told him I had an uncomfortable feeling in the right side of my lower abdomen . At that time he dismissed it as gas and I excepted his answer and continued with my life.
I have never been in remission and struggle to get out and about without the occasional reluctant help of loparidamide(imodium) due to the ridiculously frequent BM’s. On the plus side I have no pain and for the last 18 months have rarely seen blood. I also remain positive regarding eventually getting into remission without an […]
Brief Intro so you can get a feel for Ann: About 1972 (27yrs old) mother of 2, was told by my MD that I had Proctitis and should not do stool tests as there would always be blood in it. There was no internet and so knew very little about it. Wasn’t sent to specialist […]
I was diagnosed with UC twenty years ago. I have had no hospitizations or surgeries due to my UC thus far. I take oral meds (Budesonide, Asacol)as well as rectal ones (enemas, foam). I now have colonoscopies yearly. My last one was in December 2016 and I will have my next one in two months. […]
I am 32 years old. I have had Ulcerative Colitis for almost seven years now. I am married and have the most amazing husband. I truly adore him. :) I like to go to the gym and do a lot of cardio exercises. I enjoy swimming and trying all sorts of new restaurants. Lara’s Story […]
Hi Everyone, I’m a 51 yo female and was diagnosed with UC when I was 34. Like you all, I’ve had many ups and downs with the disease. Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms Right Now: Currently coming out of a flare. Have had bleeding, loose stools, gas, cramping, bloating Liz’s Story I never thought I’d write but […]
I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis about a year and a half ago I lost 30lbs after being initially misdiagnosed with a viral/bacterial stomach infection. Eventually went to the ER where I got my diagnosis via sigmoidoscopy. I was given prednisone (responded well) and then given Lialda…I was flare free for a year but constantly […]
Nearly two and a half years ago I met a woman that I have fallen in love with. I knew from the beginning she was someone I could marry! We were very compatible with our personality, and values. I fell in love with her soul and inner beauty. She had so many beautiful qualities. However, […]