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Crohn’s & Colitis Community

Get the support you need in managing your Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. Participate in discussion boards, hear personal stories, ask questions to our panel of experts and much more.


Our Stories

Going and going

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Joined October 2022

My 37-year old daughter has ulcerative colitis. She has developmental disabilities and lives in a group home, and she co... read more

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Joined October 2022

UC diagnosis at 17. So, so sick, never had my UC controlled. Went to the Mayo Clinic and found a pediatric surgeon who t... read more

Thirteen Years Conquering...

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Joined October 2022

13 Years Conquering UC    I was diagnosed in 2009 with Pan-Ulcerative Colitis, the most severe typ... read more

Community Forum

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Joined Nov 29, 2022

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Please help, I'm struggli...
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Joined Nov 30, 2022

Thank you for sharing this valuable knowledge. I've been struggling to come up with many questions on this subject. I'll stand by your side! p....

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Joined Nov 28, 2022

Make Cream together butter-sugar and then blend with beaten eggs Making a homemade sponge cake was never so easy. Begin by mixing sugar and butter to....

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Expert Q&A

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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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Q. My son was diagnosed with Crohn's at the end of March 2022. He was put on Humira, developed antibodies and was switched to Remicade. He received his 3rd induction dose of Remicade on Sept 8 (his levels look good with no antibodies, and C-reactive is back to normal). He is still having diarrhea 1-2 times per day with some cramping (down from 6-7/day early summer). When should we expect these symptoms to improve?

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Q. My 14 year old has been in "remission" for about 1 year now and still receives the remicade infusions every 8 weeks, but with this new school year she is now experiencing sort of panic attacks/anxiety. I've made her appointment with pediatrician but looking to see if this is common in youth with an IBD?

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