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Our Stories

My UC

Author Image JRWILSON
Joined January 2019

I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in July 2010... Actually my original diagnosis was in May 2010 but I thought the... read more

Crohns warrior

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Joined January 2019

Hello all, my name is Eve I was recently diagnosed with crohns. I actually never even heard of it until I was diagnosed.... read more

Back in the hospital

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Joined January 2019

I really hate waiting for cdiff results....I work here and Im praying for a negative result. This is my 3rd time being a... read more

Community Forum

Diagnosed at 68
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Joined Oct 31, 2016

Sorry, you’re first post asked for tips or tricks for dealing with crohns. I must have misunderstood what you were looking for.  

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Diagnosed at 68
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Joined Jan 21, 2019

Thank you. We are not looking for any tricks — mostly just information to help us understand. From my understanding, it is uncommon for this dis....

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UC and Psoriasis
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Joined Oct 31, 2016

I’ve got both.  Crohns, too.  The psoriasis comes and goes, but I’ve had the worst outbreak ever this past year.  Really ba....

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Expert Q&A

Disease Education

Q. How common is pyoderma gangrenosum in a patient diagnosed with Crohn’s disease? Does lesion ever completely heal with topical medication?

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Disease Education

Q. I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (M.S). 15 years ago. I just spent 4 days in the hospital and diagnosed with UC on top of the M.S. Are the two disease related in any way?

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Disease Education

Q. I was recently diagnosed with a mild case of ulcerative proctitis and am having trouble finding any information about this condition. I'm frequently redirected to ulcerative colitis (which my GI has specifically said I do not have). Are the conditions different? Can you recommend any materials I can use to educate myself on my condition?

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