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Author Image Mikeg36
Joined Jan 12, 2020

No Hope in sight

Hey everyone. I was diagnosed with moderate/severe UC. Was on balsalzide for 3 months as well as prednisone and although... read more

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Author Image Lmq94
Joined Jan 8, 2020

My Crohns story

I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 2011. Shortly after I had a joint inflammatory reaction of both my legs that... read more

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Author Image tessatiraney
Joined Jan 3, 2020

Crohns Disease

Fargo, ND I have had symptoms of Crohn's disease since April 2017 and was finally diagnosed with Crohn's dise... read more

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Author Image ALK12
Joined Dec 26, 2019

My Diagnosis Story

I was recently diagnosed with UC in November, and my life feels likes it's been going downhill ever since. Before I ... read more

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Author Image CandaceE
Joined Dec 18, 2019

Newly Diagnosed with ulce...

Hi! Newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and recently had a seton put in to drain a large perineal abcess. Ive been o... read more

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Author Image Manatee
Joined Dec 14, 2019

No more symptoms

I was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in the 1990's and psoriasis and eczema since I was 18 years old.  I st... read more

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Author Image Momslastkid8
Joined Dec 7, 2019

Homebound

Hi.  My colon acts like a rebellious pubescent. Just when I think it's okay to go to attend a function - BAM - ... read more

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Author Image MsCastle
Joined Nov 12, 2019

I am an IBD caregiver to ...

My son was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease shortly after his 15th birthday in September 2017. In these past 2 years, ... read more

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Author Image HBloomfield
Joined Nov 4, 2019

Hard to believe

Four years ago I was pulled out of a deep sleep @ 6 am with severe nausea, dizziness and an urgent need to either vomit ... read more