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Crohn’s & Colitis Community

Get the support you need in managing your Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Participate in discussion boards, hear personal stories, ask questions to our panel of experts and much more.


Our Stories


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Joined January 2020

Hello I just joined this community today. Not quite sure I wish to accomplish but writing this but just want to be heard... read more

No Hope in sight

Author Image Mikeg36
Joined January 2020

Hey everyone. I was diagnosed with moderate/severe UC. Was on balsalzide for 3 months as well as prednisone and although... read more

My Crohns story

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Joined January 2020

I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2011. Shortly after I had a joint inflammatory reaction of both my legs that... read more

Community Forum

Newly diagnosed deciding ...
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Joined Jan 23, 2020

I was very recently diagnosd wth Crohns (small bowel) and the doctor has asked that I reivew and select a treatment option.  His recommendation i....

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Sex/daily life with UC di...
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Joined Oct 31, 2016

Not to beat a dead horse, but I am assuming there is plenty of fore play going on to-get her in the mood?

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Low Residue Diet Poll
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Joined Jan 9, 2020

Hello, I was diagnosed with moderate/ severe Crohn's disease with Colitis around August/ September 2019, since then, I have been working towards r....

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Expert Q&A

Special Populations

Q. I'm 16 and was diagnosed with Crohn's last year. However, I experience severe constipation and have been hospitalized before because of it. Information I read says to eat vegetables when constipated but a lot of the veggies I can't eat because of narrowing. I am currently on methotrexate and I don't want to have to go on biologics. What foods will help with constipation? What other lifestyle and diet changes should be to help with this issue?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. What is your thoughts on using Senna Tea for constipation?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. Will almond milk or peanut butter cause inflammation or will it aggravate Colitis ? I know eating nuts and seeds in their solid natural form is hard to digest but what if the food is in a liquid and or butter form, i.e. almond milk or peanut butter ?

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