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Author Image ALK12
Joined Dec 26, 2019

My Diagnosis Story

I was recently diagnosed with UC in November, and my life feels likes it's been going downhill ever since. Before I ... read more

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Author Image CandaceE
Joined Dec 18, 2019

Newly Diagnosed with ulce...

Hi! Newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and recently had a seton put in to drain a large perineal abcess. Ive been o... read more

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Author Image Manatee
Joined Dec 14, 2019

No more symptoms

I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in the 1990's and psoriasis and eczema since I was 18 years old.  I st... read more

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Author Image Momslastkid8
Joined Dec 7, 2019

Homebound

Hi.  My colon acts like a rebellious pubescent. Just when I think it's okay to go to attend a function - BAM - ... read more

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Author Image David Jenner
Joined Dec 4, 2019

One year on coping with m...

The background I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis (UC) in 2000. Same diagnosis process that most of you with UC ... read more

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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