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Coconut Oil?
I've struggled with my hair for years and I'm currently taking prenatal vitamins and biotin, which is...More
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Reply: how long?
It is never too late to go to the doctor. They may not be able to do anything but keep him comfortable,...More
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Hi, geez this place is dead.
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Natural remedies for Crohns
Hello, I have been suffering with Crohn's for roughly 6years. I have had 2 surgeries and taken medication...More
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Reply: Son's crohns
I was looking for information on IBS/ IBD (Irritable Bowel Disease) and found an article by Dr. Dahlman in...More
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Reply: Not A-typical crohn's/colitis sufferer with consti...
yes. I have crohns with severe constipation caused by a few severe and extensive reconstructive surgeries to...More
Posted by An_262073
Mercaptoprine---safe?
Posted by annie0529

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Mercaptoprine---safe?
Posted by annie0529

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has anyone used mercaptopurine for colitis...haven't used yet but has been prescribed...read side effects and getting scared
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Reply: Upcoming Colectomy
Thank you so much for your response and sharing your experience. I have appointments to see two different...More
Posted by stippyrow
UC and Hemerrhoids
I was diagnosed with UC about a year ago and haven't had a flare up but my stool the last month has just been...More
Posted by An_260951
Food Report!
I'm hoping we still have enough members here that I'll get some sort of response to this. I'm doing so...More
Posted by hannahleigh89
Reply: Pain
I have Crohn's and Ulcerative Colitis. I had a lot of pain specially lower back, abdominal, and stomach. It...More
Posted by jbicaci
Reply: uc throat ulcers
You are very knowledgeable with medications but no one seem to understand the cause of the problem. In 1960...More
Posted by jbicaci
Reply: What has happened to this Exchange?
I agree. And it is a shame, because a lot of people out there need help and answers to questions, and they are...More
Posted by arbob5
Reply: I am so confused....
You described my condition in 1960 where all the X-rays and blood test concluded in removing part of my...More
Posted by jbicaci
Reply: UC and Pyoderma gangrenosum
Hello, and thank you for responding. Wow - that is scary - liver problems. Would you mind sharing what you...More
Posted by teachyou2
Reply: IBD, Colisis, Chrons?
I have Crohn's and I suffer from constipation. Taking Liver Support Factor pills by Country Life and adding...More
Posted by jbicaci
Reply: What other test can I have to find where the probl...
There is a procedure by swallowing a pill with camera and you have to carry a scanner like a belt all day. ...More
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Reply: i am 14 and CANT EAT HELP pls. I would like some a...
The diet and exercise helps the liver functions that caused inflammation and digestive problems including...More
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Reply: Humira and UC/crohns
I was on Humira for roughly six months after my surgeries in 2010/2011. I also had to take methotrexate....More
Posted by hannahleigh89

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Anyone with crohns tried Humira?
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Reply: DigestaCure
I have just started on DigestaCure. I am only just getting to the 8 pill dose. I have IBS. I'm not expecting...More
Posted by hikariv
Hemorrhoid and Colitis
What is the link between Colitis and Hemorrhoid?
Posted by sarahmcgray
partial intestinal obstruction
Just had my first attack. Spent 5 days in the hospital to with the tube. That in itself was barbaric. They...More
Posted by carlakc12358
Question from Journalist
Hi, my name is Caroline Chen, I'm a healthcare reporter at Bloomberg News. [br>I'm writing a story about...More
Posted by cchen509
Reply: digestive problems
Follow some tips that could get rid of your digestive problem- 1. Do remove spicy foods , dairy ,...More
Posted by stellagonzalez
Reply: Cipro Long Term
I am super disappointed with doctors not understanding Crohn's disease and the liver functions. I almost...More
Posted by An_259245
Generalized Intestinal Dysmotility
Originally my GI thought I had Gastroparesis - so he sent me to a specialist who deals with it - turns out I...More
Posted by debs_bears
Reply: Checking In
I still tend to wander by here, mostly in lurk mode to report all the spam that's been showing up. My colitis...More
Posted by sheba_q

Spotlight: Member Stories

Hello, I was diagnosed in January 2011 with Ulcerative Colitis. I am currently on my third round of prednisone but my first round with intense Asacol ...More

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Prednisone short term versus long term use!
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