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Our Stories

My life with my disease

Author Image Leora Ballerina
Joined March 2021

Hi. My name is Leora. I started feeling an awful pain in my stomach a little over a year ago.  The pain quickly sp... read more

Emotions and Diagnosis

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Joined March 2021

Hey! My official diagnosis of Crohn`s disease just came in today. This was a pretty momentous occasion for ... read more

My Story

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Joined February 2021

Hi, I'm Riley, I'm 13 years old. I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis last February in 2020. My pain was hor... read more

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Fevers
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Joined Apr 18, 2021

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Expert Q&A

Treatment

Q. I am currently on a biologic (infliximab)regimen for UC. I have the second COVID vaccine shot coming up soon. Two days after the vaccine, I am scheduled for my biologic infusion. Is this safe? Will the vaccine so closely administered adversely affect the effectiveness of either? Should I postpone my infusion?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease 10 years ago. I’m on my 3rd biologic medication (ustekinumab). I had a small bowel resection in 2016. I am having trouble keeping my vitamin levels up where they should be. I feel like this is a huge factor in my hair loss. I’m on a daily multi-vitamin, Vit D supplement daily and B12 shot monthly. I’m looking for ways to get extra vitamins into my diet. Can dietary supplement drinks help to boost my vitamin levels?

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Treatment

Q. I have recently been diagnosed with small bowel Cohn's. A second colonoscopy (after CT) revealed chronic active ileitis. There is inflammation also narrowing of the small intestine at that area. The Dr recommends Humira but after reading results of others, I am afraid of it. I am considering Entyvio over Humira because I read that it has a higher safety profile. How do I decide on medication?

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