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Vitamin E enema Proctitis

Mon, July 01, 2019 7:55 PM

Wife only has ulcerative proctitis only, was in remission for over a year until April and the doctor is pushing for humira. As a last resort, has anyone tried a vitamin E enema? I’ve read two successful studies about this but would love to hear anyone else’s experience 

Joined Jul 1, 2019

Sun, July 21, 2019 4:53 AM

Reply posted for TT86.

I’m also dealing with ulcerative proctitis only and I’m curious what meds your wife has taken so far? I have been on Pentasa for years but when this flare started last Oct, my GI has tried prednisone and Cortenema but the symptoms come right back when I taper off the prednisone. I have an appt on Tuesday to discuss next steps. I haven’t heard about Viatmin E but now I will ask my GI. 

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Joined Mar 10, 2019

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