I was diagnosed approximately 4 years ago with ulcerative proctitis (my UC is limited to just the distal part of the colon). I was at that time 45 years old. My doc put me on Lialda and Canasa suppositories. These didn’t work and I’ve had to use steroid enemas for flares over the last couple of years. I underwent a colonoscopy in August after going… Read More »49 Year Old With Ulcerative Proctitis
Introduction: I am a female age 59 & have had Ulcerative Colitis since 1998. My symptoms started the first time I tried to quit smoking. I was successful at quitting when I was 53 yrs old. I have had UC everywhere (at one time or another) left side right side, rectum, etc. I currently have proctitis. For just a little over a year I’ve been… Read More »Still Not Quite There Yet…
Introduction: My name is Yolanda and I am 36 years old. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 1997 when I was 23, so I’ve been dealing with this disease for awhile. My Story: I started off like alot of young people, in college pursuing my education in Nursing. I was working my way through school as a medical assistant and eventually got a job… Read More »Anyone with Arthritis Related Ulcerative Colitis?
Howdy folks, So, I think I’ve had UC since I was about 11 or 12 (I’m 33 now). After many attempts, a doc finally took it seriously and so was diagnosed with either UC or Crohn’s in 2007 – doc didn’t think it was too important which is was which I found odd at the time. He recommended steroids and Asacol which I didn’t take… Read More »Just Another Flare…!