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Author Image manish
Joined Mar 10, 2017

Sharing My Story

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

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Author Image gannmurphy
Joined Mar 8, 2017

The Truth About Living wi...

When I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis as a young thirteen year old, I didn’t even know what it meant. All I... read more

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Author Image sammiritt
Joined Feb 21, 2017

Sharing My Story

Hi All, I was diagnosed with UC when I was 4 years old and have been finding a way to deal with multiple surgeries, t... read more

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Author Image dhutmacher
Joined Feb 20, 2017

Crohns Disease Webcomic

Hello! I've had Crohn's Disease for 25 years and have experienced almost everything this disease can throw at a ... read more

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Author Image allyraber
Joined Feb 18, 2017

My story

It all started back in 2006. I was having horrible bloody diarrhea, I went to the free clinic ( I was recently separated... read more

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Author Image rluellen
Joined Feb 16, 2017

Bo Luellens Crohns Diseas...

Hi,   My name is Robert "Bo" Luellen.  I was diagnosed when I was 17 with Crohn's.  The d... read more

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Author Image abates
Joined Feb 14, 2017

Total Colectomy

i'm a 50 year old mother of 3 and 10 months ago my surgeon told me that i need to go asap for a total colectomy... read more

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Author Image aileenkhatch
Joined Feb 13, 2017

I need to connect with pe...

Hello, I am new on this forum. I've had UC now for 16 years, diagnosed at age 30 and I am tired of the roller coast... read more

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Author Image doctorwithcrohn
Joined Jan 22, 2017

Inspirational

Can it really happen to a doctor? Well, it has happened to me, and I'm a doctor! My name is Dr Ihsan Rashid. I am... read more