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UC ENTYVIO The Specifc Ca...

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Joined May 2023

My name is Cheryl, I live in Florida and I was diagnosed with UC as of October 2022,  lower end of bowel only. I ... read more

No where to turn

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Joined May 2023

My 34 yr. old son has severe Crohn's for a decade, diagnosed when he came home from 15 months in Iraq. 3 surgeries (... read more

My Story

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Joined April 2023

Hey everyone, I just wanted to make this post because as I’ve been finishing up my sophomore year of college, I&rs... read more

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Joined Jun 20, 2022

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2nd flare scared diagnose...
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Joined Apr 16, 2023

Hi! I'm sorry you're going through all that. Learning to work around your disease is a challenge that I think most people with IBD can rela....

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Expert Q&A


Q. I was diagnosed with UC a few months ago. I was put on Uceris then Stelara. I have been in remission since I started the Uceris and am tapering off. I have also been recently diagnosed with inappropriate sinus tachycardia (fast resting heart rate), which seemed to start with the UC symptoms. The cardiologist is not worried about it, but cannot explain why it is happening. I have seen that UC can cause a fast heart rate. Is this true? Should it get better if the UC gets better?

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Special Populations

Q. · My son was diagnosed with a Crohn's flare. He started Remicade and methotrexate & having his 3rd infusion next week. More prednisone was also prescribed since his symptoms haven't improved (his doctor said the symptoms might also be side effects of the Remicade). He sleeps all the time, can't work, and is depressed. My son believes the Remicade isn't working and should try Humira. Do you have any recommendations for him?

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Q. I am wondering if there are ways to help reduce my stress levels related to having a chronic illness in the workplace. Should I tell my supervisor that I have IBD? I feel overwhelmed at times at work and feel like I am not able to complete the task needed on time. I am unsure how to cope.

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