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Our Stories

Stoma at sixteen

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Joined July 2020

Hi I’m Ollie, just turned 16 years old and I was diagnosed with Colitis in Jan 2020 and six weeks ago I had major ... read more

My Childhood IBD Story

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Joined July 2020

I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis when I was two years old and recently graduated college. In the link below is a ... read more

My fix collagenous coliti...

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Joined June 2020

I had uncontrolabe diarreha for six weeks before my first colonoscopy in January 2010.  Dr. tried antidiarreha med ... read more

Community Forum

Hard to cope with another...
Author Image Courtney
Joined Dec 1, 2020

Hi there. I just posted too and it seems like we have a lot in common. Have you been about to find ways to help your boyfriend? I'm at a loss over....

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Frustrated!
Author Image Courtney
Joined Dec 1, 2020

Hello all,  I'm very new to this but I'm finding that I need help. My new boyfriend has UC. I had never heard of this and we're new ....

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Dentist in La Grange
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Joined Dec 1, 2020

Dentists provides a lot of good benefits to people which includes good dental services, dental cleaning, treatment of oral disease etc. When it comes ....

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Expert Q&A

Special Populations

Q. My son is 7 and just diagnosed with Crohn's. His disease is severe. The doctor gave us a choice Humira or Remicade. How do you decide about which medication to choose?

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Special Populations

Q. I am 15 and my dad has Crohn’s. Recently I’ve started showing symptoms and I know I need to tell my parents so I can see a doctor and find out if that’s what it is, but I don’t know how to tell my parents. I am terrified and I do not know what to do.

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Special Populations

Q. I was recently diagnosed with UC as a 30-year-old female. I had always assumed I would have children, but now I am worried about the risk children might face. What is the absolute risk that my children would develop IBD or another autoimmune disease? Of 100 children born to women who have UC, how many go on to develop an autoimmune disease?

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