pouchitis

Having UC and Still Going

Introduction: My name is Juliana. I am 16 years old. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at the age of 14 on my birthday in 2010. Colitis Symptoms: Bad stomach pains- come and go from time to time. Rushing to the bathroom soon after eating. My Ulcerative Colitis Experience: Hi, my name is Juliana. I am now 16 years old and was diagnosed with UC… Read More »Having UC and Still Going

How Important is the Right Diagnosis?

Hi All! I’m 55 years old, first diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at the age of 17. After 10 years of pain, prednisone, and poops, I opted for an S pouch, the 155th person to receive one. After going through the surgeries, the temp illiosomy and all, I was told that the surgery was done in error and that I actually had Crohn’s. Several fistulas, blockages,… Read More »How Important is the Right Diagnosis?