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Camping with a flare up?


Sat, July 31, 2021 5:49 PM

Hey, I am off on an amazing trip across Scotland wild camping and canoeing, however with the trip a week away, I am experiencing a little bit of a flare up and am nervous about managing that while around new people and where we might be in the wilderness quite a bit. I've been so excited about this trip for ages and I don't want this to ruin it, but I was wondering if anyone else has been travelling with a group or camping while managing symptoms and has any advice/tips/tricks to just make things easier or more comfortable while travelling?

FPO DPE
Joined Jul 31, 2021

Thu, January 18, 2024 3:56 AM

Reply posted for DPE.

Going on an adventurous tour in Scotland, particularly one that includes camping and canoeing, is undoubtedly exciting. A few things to consider when dealing with health flare-ups can improve the experience. Progatix, known for its revolutionary <a href="https://progatix.com/real-estate-software-development/">Real Estate software solutions</a>, recognizes the value of comfort. Using technology to plan and arrange components of the trip can reduce stress and ensure a smoother journey. Using digital tools to get real-time updates on accommodations or map out accessible routes makes travel more fun and manageable. 

FPO novelsmith
Joined Jan 18, 2024

Thu, January 18, 2024 3:53 AM

Reply posted for DPE.

Camping is a fun and joy

FPO novelsmith
Joined Jan 18, 2024

Fri, October 13, 2023 7:55 AM

Reply posted for DPE.

Managing Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) symptoms while in the wilderness can be challenging, but with proper preparation and precautions, it's possible. Here are some tips:
 
1. Pack essentials: Bring an ample supply of your prescribed medications, including any emergency medication your doctor recommends. Keep them in a waterproof container.
 
2. Stay hydrated: Dehydration can worsen IBD symptoms. Carry plenty of clean water or a water purification method to ensure a safe water source.
 
3. Plan your route: Choose trails or areas with accessible restrooms or facilities. Know the locations of these facilities beforehand.
 
4. Food choices: Be cautious about the food you consume. Stick to a diet that's well-tolerated and carry your own snacks to avoid flare-triggering foods.
 
5. Toilet considerations: Learn how to dig a cat hole or use a portable toilet. Carry biodegradable toilet paper and sanitation supplies.
 
6. Monitor your symptoms: Keep a journal to track your symptoms, triggers, and medications. This can help you and your healthcare provider manage your condition effectively.
 
7. First aid kit: Carry a comprehensive first aid kit, including items like anti-diarrheal medication, antacids, and supplies for wound care.
 
8. Rest: Plan for adequate rest and sleep, as fatigue can exacerbate IBD symptoms.
 
9. Emergency communication: Ensure you have a way to call for help if necessary. A satellite phone or personal locator beacon can be valuable.
 
10. Know your limits: Be prepared to cut your trip short if symptoms worsen or if you're not feeling well. Safety should always come first.
 
Always consult your healthcare provider before embarking on any wilderness adventure with IBD, as they can provide personalized advice and recommendations.

FPO gameofcrohns42
Joined May 11, 2023

Tue, September 12, 2023 11:36 PM

Reply posted for DPE.

I had a fun vacation with my friends after fully learning the five nights at freddy's 4 skills. I was assured that I had enough knowledge to handle all situations.

FPO williamliz
Joined Sep 12, 2023

Wed, August 23, 2023 11:35 PM

Reply posted for DPE.

I've been going daily, but have trouble getting it out, have bloating and abdominal pains, and feel an almost constant urge to go  mapquest driving directions

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FPO katyswift468
Joined Jul 2, 2023

Tue, July 25, 2023 11:36 PM

Reply posted for Krazy2paint.

The service to take care of my holiday assignments so I can go camping and see some great sites in Scotland and the UK, etc. So, I recommend that you revisit Scotland, except this time you bring along your loved ones and are dordle well-prepared.

FPO basaltonerous
Joined Jul 6, 2022

Tue, August 02, 2022 4:03 PM

Reply posted for DPE.

I am new to IBD. We went camping recently and I was in a mild flare. We used a little tent (made for the purpose) with a foldable toilet and a bag to hold the goods. Worked pretty good was close and easy to access. had to use it one time in the night. The bag must be thrown into the trash so its just fold it right and toss. Kind of weird to be taking care of my own waste but I am not very squimish.

Its something we do when boondocking also just to keep down our footprint. 

Good luck to you!

FPO Krazy2paint
Joined Aug 2, 2022

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