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Our Stories

Surgery was the answer fo...

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Joined January 2018

In 1995 I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis.  I was prescribed Sulfasalzine for several years and it worked gre... read more

The search for a Diagnosi...

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Joined January 2018

I worked as a lifeguard for 8 years. Every summer I would look forward to reuniting with coworkers, enjoying the sun and... read more

My story of my CD and get...

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Joined December 2017

Hello.... I am not one for blogging or writing long stores about an illness I still don't understand.. It all ... read more

Community Forum

Diet & Lifestyle
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Joined Jan 15, 2018

I'm on a low fiber/low residue diet. Someone please help. I reached out to the experts on this website twice, but haven't received any respons....

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Diet & Lifestyle
Author Image Tlisicki
Joined Jan 15, 2018

I'm also on a low fiber/low residue diet. Someone please help.

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Diet & Lifestyle
Author Image Tlisicki
Joined Jan 15, 2018

I'm also on a low fiber/low residue diet. Someone please help.

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Expert Q&A

Treatment

Q. I am switching to Humira from Remicade due to infusion reaction. What dose and timing of oral prednisone do you recommend to prevent reaction to Humira?

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Disease Education

Q. I have ulcerative colitis. I have lost about 20 lbs in the last two months. Is that normal amount of weight loss?

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Disease Education

Q. I am 22 years old and have had Crohn's and ulcerative colitis since I was 5 years old. I just got over a bad flare up and a recent scope shows inflammation is almost gone. However, I have constant pain in the right side of lower abdomen that will not go away. The pain is interfering with daily activities. I have been in and out of the hospital and seen my doctor numerous times and no one seems to figure out how to decrease this pain. Any tips of how to deal with the pain?

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