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Author Image MGCrowley
Joined Oct 12, 2019

Ulcerative Colitis Later ...

In my mid-30s, I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis (UC).  The doctor treating me at the time prescribed sulfasa... read more

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Author Image BeauB
Joined Oct 10, 2019

Probiotics

Diagnosed about 9 yrs ago.Took all the meds the Dr.said to,nothing worked or helped.After 3 yrs I figured out that aspir... read more

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Author Image LisaAnn
Joined Oct 8, 2019

My daughter

My daughter is now 25. She was disgnosed at 14. She is now very critical. I am very upset with the downward spiral she h... read more

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Author Image ellaquietstorm
Joined Oct 3, 2019

My wife miss me please be...

My story is about my husband he passed away june 1, 2019, from complications from cronhs disease. He was diagnosed 12/10... read more

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Author Image Chelsinhb
Joined Oct 1, 2019

Ulcerative colitis

hello !  My name is Chelsea and I’ve been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis this year. Although I’... read more

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Author Image ARM
Joined Oct 1, 2019

My struggle

I was diagnosed with CD (then called Regional Enteritis) in 1957 at the age of 12.At the time Prednisone and azulfadine ... read more

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Author Image Mfc24
Joined Sep 26, 2019

In a bad flare

I have been in a bad flare of ulcerative colitis since the end of July. I usually could get a flare under control with m... read more

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Author Image cleasterii
Joined Jun 19, 2019

Surgery

In the early 1980s I was diagnosis with Crohn’s disease.  The disease had progress to where I had bowel obstr... read more

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Author Image crottse
Joined Sep 16, 2019

managing symptoms

I was diagnosed with crohn's in the early 80s. Doctors removed 2 ft of my intestines.  Put me on steroids and s... read more