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Chrons disease is hard

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Joined November 2018

Hi I am 18 years old and I have chrons disease I got dignosed around 2016 after I got dignosed it’s been hard for ... read more

Caring for a child with C...

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Joined November 2015

I was never prepared to deal with the struggle of having to accept that my child's diagnosis was a "forever&quo... read more

Superando la enfermedad

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Joined November 2018

Fui diagnosticada con colitis ulcerativa en el 2016, fue muy duro para mi enfrentarme a una enfermedad cronica, una enfe... read more

Community Forum

Really bad hemorrhoids
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Joined Jan 17, 2019

I was recently diagnosed ulcerative colitis all throughout my large colon.  I am on steroids that do not seem to have any effect, and I'm on ....

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Which med to try first??
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Joined Oct 31, 2016

I don’t have any advice to really help here except if it is an option for you, entyvio takes half as long to infuse as remicade

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Which med to try first??
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Joined Jan 17, 2019

Hi Everyone, This is my first post. I've managed my Crohn's with diet only (low fodmap) until now. This has worked GREAT for symptom control, ....

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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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