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Our Stories

A parent of a child who h...

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Joined January 2020

My son has always had issues with his stomach and going to the bathroom. I've always felt there was an issues and dr... read more

A fighter

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Joined January 2020

I am an eighteen years old girl, soon to be nineteen. It has almost been ten years since I was diagnosed with Crohn&rsqu... read more

Battle

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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

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Joined Jan 27, 2020

Description : fildena 150 mg consist sildenafil citrate, Which is fight again erectile dysfunction and improve the sexuality during nursing. The....

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Remicade and Hair Loss
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Joined Feb 19, 2020

Hi! I'm new to this page, but hoping to get some advice about Remicade and hair loss. I was diagnosed with Crohn's at 13 years old (now turnin....

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Lifestyle with a stoma
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Joined Feb 19, 2020

Hi there, I am a product design student currently beginning a self-initiated project and I am hoping to take a close focus on people with ostomies.....

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Expert Q&A

Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I am in a relationship with my girlfriend who has UC and she has just lost all sex drive. She says she still finds me attractive and everything but it hurts and she just doesn’t “get in the mood” anymore really. What can I do? I have hardly had sex 6 times in two years and it is REALLY effecting my mental and daily life as well.

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I have Crohn’s and been in a flare up for so long. I am getting depressed. Most days I don’t want to get out of bed to go to work because I am so tired from everything including diarrhea, fatigue, abdominal pain, weight loss and sleeplessness. Doctors are trying to find the right medications to get me in remission. Is there medication I can take or something I can do to get me out of my bad mood. I feel so down and defeated all the time.

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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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