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Our Stories

Rough seas

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Joined July 2017

All the other 19 year old girls around me were learning to live on their own, going to college and falling in love.I was... read more

Coping with Moderate symp...

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Joined July 2017

My name is Rachel and I have mild to moderate Crohn's Disease.  I had the opportunity to be part of a clinical ... read more

At first I thought it was...

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Joined July 2017

Wow... where to start.... it all began when I was leaving Montana late last summer on September and I was set out on th... read more

Community Forum

Proctectomy
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Joined May 15, 2017

After a perforated colon with abscess I had my entire colon removed(UC path report) Rt lower abd ileostomy placement Oct '14 Rectum was left even ....

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Looking for recommendatio...
Author Image Erin Elizabeth
Joined Aug 15, 2017

I was diagnosed with "mild" crohns in 2005 at the age of 25. I was prescribed Pentassa which I took for a couple of months, but ultimately s....

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Non active
Author Image Hymer
Joined Aug 15, 2017

Got told by my Dr that recent biopsies showed my Crohn's non-active. Was shocked and forgot to ask how this is different from remission. 

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Expert Q&A

Disease Education

Q. Can Crohn's Disease or Humira or both be linked to gum disease and skin abscesses?

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Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I have Crohn's Disease and sometimes develop canker sores that form on the tongue, lips, and gums. Can you explain what they are and how they are treated?

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Disease Education

Q. I was told one year ago that I had ulcerative colitis. Is constant pain, cramps and an extended abdomen common symptoms of the disease?

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