Introduction: Hello, my name is Jessica, I’m a teenager in highschool and I was just recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in May, 2012, but I have had these symptoms before stepping up and getting diagnosed for a long time… My Symptoms: frequent bowel movements, uncomfortable stomach feeling, cramping, and side effects from the medicine. My Story: Hi everyone,Although, I have had colitis symptoms for the… Read More »Really Scared, Lots of Questions, New to Colitis!
I’m looking for information from others or from parents whose child has UC and what medication successes they have had. Also if the child/teen has tried SCD diet and if so with what success? My daughter was diagnosed last October at 14 years old. Prescribed Asacol and prednisone. After about 4 months she was weaned from the prednisone. First flare up was in July 2011… Read More »My Teenager Has Colitis
Introduction: This is going to be really long, but reading it will really help me out and I would appreciate it so much! Please answer any of my questions I have if you can and leave any advice. My Story: My name is Katelyn. I’m 17 years old, 18 next month. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis early January of this year. I’ve been so… Read More »Learning To Live With Something New – Ulcerative Colitis
Hi my name is Alan. Just a few months ago I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. I was having really bad diarrhea for months and went to see three different doctors and none of them could figure it out. Eventually it got so bad I had to go to A&E. Finally after dozens of tests and spending 10 days in hospital they finally figured it… Read More »Teenager with Ulcerative Colitis