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Body pain

Mon, July 09, 2018 4:53 PM

I was diagnosed with UC a few months ago. I was wondering if anyone experiences extreme body aches, especially in their joints? I feel like I have the flu 24/7.

FPO beatlefreak
Joined Apr 18, 2018

Fri, August 24, 2018 6:56 PM

Reply posted for beatlefreak.

I had chronic pain in my lower back for nearly 6 years- hurt to breath in, stand, sit, walk, everything! Doctors didnt listen to me and as a last ditch effort, I went to a naturopathic doctor who ran an IGG food intolerance test. (blood sample sent out for analysis). The results indicated that I had quite a few good intolerances to very common food- like eggs, dairy, sugar. I cleaned house- riding my shelves of anything that contained these, stopped eating them cold Turkey and 3 days later, I was pain free for the first time in years. The test is pricey and wasn't covered by insurance (about $350). I have had flareups of blood and mucus in my stool but as long as I avoid those foods, pain has been eliminated.

FPO Melissa
Joined Aug 10, 2018

Fri, August 10, 2018 7:40 AM

Reply posted for beatlefreak.

I feel the same way. I am also new and tring to find out more of all that is going on with my body. Hugs

FPO Pamela Girlfish
Joined Aug 7, 2018

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