Hello, I was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in June of 2010 and was lucky enough to get into remission and stay that way until recently. However, I’m hoping that the sudden loose stool is due to a cold I have and will subside as soon as I am better. Got to stay positive haha. I’m here to ask about hair loss. I was on… Read More »Hair Loss Due to A Bad Flare or Medication?
About 6 months ago, when I first posted on this site, I was diagnosed with UC during an awful flareup. I had a scope and boy did my entire colon seem ulcerated. The MD put me on Lialda 1x a day and told me to come back in 6 months. After a few weeks I started to feel slightly normal again. I wasn’t running to… Read More »Flare Numero Dos = Prednisone
What an awesome page. Adam, you are really providing an awesome service to the “IBD Community”! I just checked “I might have UC, not sure yet” because my official diagnosis is Crohn’s disease, although my symptoms are that of UC and I’m being treated like I have UC. When I had my colonoscopy, there appeared to be healthy tissue between scars from a previous flare… Read More »Diagnosed with Crohns Disease BUT Symptoms of UC
My name is Michelle, I’m 35 years old and I have UC. I was diagnosed in Dec 2005, one month after my daughter was born. I currently have 3 children (via c-section) (4, 2, and 1)…so needless to say its a little busy around here. I have had flare ups before but always have been under control with a short dose of prednisone. In April… Read More »Mom of 3 and Dealing with A Nasty Colitis Flare, It’s not Easy