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Author Image MsCastle
Joined Nov 12, 2019

I am an IBD caregiver to ...

My son was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease shortly after his 15th birthday in September 2017. In these past 2 years, ... read more

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Author Image HBloomfield
Joined Nov 4, 2019

Hard to believe

Four years ago I was pulled out of a deep sleep @ 6 am with severe nausea, dizziness and an urgent need to either vomit ... read more

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Author Image Scohen18
Joined Nov 1, 2019

My struggle to keep up my...

All my life I had problems with my stomach. My family would tell me that IBS runs in the family but I always knew there ... read more

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Author Image Sore belly
Joined Oct 29, 2019

Doom

I have been dealing with frequent diarrhea and when it is sold it is tiny pieces smaller than my little finger in diamet... read more

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Author Image Megan
Joined Oct 28, 2019

Seeing light at the end o...

Hello, I am 16 years old with Crohn's disease. I got diagnosed a year ago after dealing with 2 years of medical test... read more

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Author Image kylavan456
Joined Sep 14, 2019

Chronic Fatigue

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s in February 2019. I was severely underweight and couldn’t keep anything in my s... read more

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Author Image hollyrose
Joined Sep 16, 2019

ulceritive colitis

I was diagnosed with severe ulceritive colitis two years ago. When it started i literally thought i was dying. I live in... read more

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Author Image Chaga
Joined Oct 21, 2019

No longer sick

I got dianosed in 2017, I had two horrible years of trying different treatments and medication. Medication that caused m... read more

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Author Image JaynaMarie
Joined Oct 20, 2019

Done with the meds

Diagnosed in 2011 with UC. Have tried every medication. Have failed every medication. I am a nurse which is good and bad... read more