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Joined April 2016

Hi all, Its my first time here. I am 30 years old living in Pennsylvania and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis ... read more

infusion for my student ...

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Joined June 2022

My daughter was diagnosed freshman year of high school, 2016 with Crohns  She has been on inflixamab just over a y... read more

Son just diagnosed with C...

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Joined May 2022

My 12 yr old son was just diagnosed with Crohns. He's had an anal abscess and some fishers (sp?) and some blood in s... read more

Community Forum

Studying Abroad with Remi...
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Joined Jun 28, 2021

It is good to know that Zuckerberg helping the poor boys who have the brilliant mind. Now the market flowing the good and the shares of the Facebook m....

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Root cause of Problem
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Joined Aug 15, 2022

It is the factor that caused the non-conformance and should be permanently eliminated through process improvement. A root cause is the central problem....

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Expert Q&A

Treatment

Q. After being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in Oct 2021, My gastroenterologist put me on Uceris (Corticosteroid) and Lialda. I felt good with no active symptoms for 3 months. I started weaning off Uceris after that and quickly saw my symptoms come back (mainly diarrhea and blood in stool). After starting and weaning off Uceric again, my doctor wants to put me on Imuran or biologics(Humira) since I cannot achieve remission consistently. Do you have a recommendation for first time use?

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Treatment

Q. I have been taking Humira for a year and a half. Since starting the drug, I have had scalp psoriasis. Now, after a year and a half I'm starting to develop the same reaction. I have hives that come and go in different areas as well as some skin inflammation and after my last injection my lips ballooned until I took some Benadryl. My question is, is it possible to have an allergic to a drug like Humira after taking it for so long?

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Special Populations

Q. My 12 year old son is now facing a ileo colectomy. What can we expect afterwards? How can I help to make the procedure and healing time go well?

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