In the past few months, there has been a bombardment in news flashes and media talk about the connections between Crohns disease/Ulcerative Colitis and acne medications. So, I thought I would do some research to try to figure out what the hype is all about. I myself have not tried Accutane, but I have several friends who most definitely have, and my guess is that… Read More »Accutane and Ulcerative Colitis, Studies Are Showing a Link
From the very beginning, I think everyone who is diagnosed with ulcerative colitis wants to find out how to get rid of the symptoms and get back to a normal life, and FAST. And who wouldn’t? Especially after you have been dealing with the symptoms for probably a long time and seeing your quality of life going downhill. Although I was bleeding pretty badly for… Read More »Why does My Colon Bleed, Is it Ulcerative Colitis?
Below is a dictation of the report from urgent care in May 2007. This was a year and a half before I was officially diagnosed with UC. I went into urgent care because I was having poor stools for a long time and some blood on the toilet paper. I really never really looked too well to see if there was blood in the stools… Read More »Urgent Care, the early signs of colitis May 2007