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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

My years of experience

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I am a closeted Crohn's patient!  I say this with much humor and a great deal of self-esteem. I have always att... read more


Author Image Carol Johnson
Joined March 2017

In 1979 I was diagnosed with Crohn's Disease.  I was told my condition was severe and I needed surgery immediat... read more

Sharing My Story

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Joined March 2017

I was diagnosed with CD when I was 16 years old and have been finding a way to deal with multiple surgeries, treatments,... read more

Community Forum

Symtoms and procedures in...
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Joined Apr 23, 2017

Hi everyone iam just looking for a bit of advice really so August last year I started experiencing some really bad stomach pains which was originally ....

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Help me heal you.
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Joined Apr 22, 2017

Hello,  I am a gastroenterology fellow at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics with an interest in studying medical technologies and ....

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Ready to give up
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Joined Apr 21, 2017

13 views and no replies– i hope they bury me facedown so the whole world can kiss my ass! 

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Expert Q&A

Diet & Lifestyle

Q. I have IBD and I’m looking for good breakfast ideas. It seems no matter what I eat in the morning it goes right through me.

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Q. I understand that patients can lose response to biologics after a few years? Is it worth the risk of taking a biologic given the potential side effects like cancer or PML?

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Disease Education

Q. I am scheduled for a colonoscopy. What test result information is important to know? What questions should I ask the doctor following the procedure?

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