I was diagnosed with UC 2 years ago. I had gotten sick and was given antibiotics and then started having stomach problems. After a colonoscopy, they said it was ulcerative colitis. I went on Lialida and Prednisone and soon was back to normal. Then this march I switch jobs (stressful) and started a flare. I ran out of Lialda before the new insurance picked up.… Read More »Remicade Treatment
I was diagnosed with UC in April of 2009, but my gastro commented that my inflammation was so bad that it had to have been this way for years. I finally went to a doctor on my grandmother’s recommendation– my grandfather had UC and had his intestine removed, and because I was frequently using the restroom for years, she thought I should be checked. I… Read More »Waiting for Remission
Although I’m finally in remission (I’ve been able to push my remicade to 10 weeks and I’m feeling the best I’ve felt in a long time) I have this one thing that still really bothers me. I do eat a lot of problem foods (I can’t live without coffee) I’m not going to the bathroom as often as I was just 6 months ago. Here… Read More »Grumbling in the Tummy
Ok my name is Maree, and i have UC. I was being treated with it by tablets, my stomach went back to normal nearly, and all of a sudden in one night my tummy was that swollen that I look about 8 months pregnant. What the hell is wrong with me? I’m back in hospital again with the pain and Bloating of the stomach and… Read More »They Say I Have UC, But I Think They’re Wrong?