... I became very sick a week ago. I had terrible pains in my upper stomach area. I had to keep going to the bathroom and I felt like I was going to throw up. All through the night the pain became worse. In the morning it became intolerable. My son called 911, In the ambulance I was hooked up to an IV and given pain meds and nausea meds and felt a little better. At the hospital... (0 replies)
... I have had this condition for over 11 yrs now and at present I am in a bit of remission. I do get a lot of lower back pain and i tell the dr and nothing is really said of it.
I had a the operation to check me out so to speak several time and last time I was told it is now a micro colitus. I really d not understand that. I was wondering if any one knows a society that deals... (1 replies)
... Hi , my husband has Colitus and he spent part of yesterday vomiting(but stopped after 6 hours ) , and has a lot of pain in his lower left abdomen that seems to have moved lower since then . After a trip to the walkin clinic (which was usless because the girl doing the xrays screwed up his xray so the doctor couldn't tell if he had a blockage or not ). The doctor said if... (1 replies)
... I have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitus for a little over 2 years. I am 24. I know this can be a very dangerous and deadly disease if not taken care of right. ... (9 replies)
I am a 32 year old mother of two. I have been suffering from the following symptoms since my diagnosis of Post Strep Glomerunepheritus in 2006: stiff muscles, joint pain, headaches, severe fatigue, night sweats, tingling hands/feet- poor circulation, stomach pain and bloating, Irritable bowel. In the last seven years I have been diagnosed with: Atypical Psoriasis... (0 replies)
... Hi...your diagnosis has now changed from ulcerative colitis to microscopic colitis? Or do you have Microscopic Colitis in conjunction with UC?
There are two kinds...Lymphocytic colitis and Collagenous Colitis. Did your doctor tell you which one you have?
I would suggest you get a copy of your colonoscopy pathology reports so that you have it for your records to do... (1 replies)
... Hiya I posted a few weeks ago about a similar thing,mucus with bloody streaks followed a large soft but firm stool and my GP thinks Colitus too so am booked in soon for a scope to see whats going on, naturally I am scaring myself to death thinking its something terrible so I totally understand what you guys are going through too. BUT its impiortant to try, hahaah I say TRY... (5 replies)
... i have ulcer colitus and was diagnoised when i was 14 years old . ... (0 replies)
... This is fairly new ,look it up online it yourself and read up on it. Often this helps find if its Crohns or Colitus or neither. good luck and let me know how things go for you.. ... (6 replies)
... As I understand it, there is only a slight increase in one's probability of getting colon cancer once they've had UC. The probability increases over time, as it does with all not aflicted with UC.
I think we all, those of us with a bowel disorder, fear mostly the unknown. Keep researching and share your knowledge, it will help us all. (9 replies)
... Hi..I suffer from a supposedly "slight case" of UC but I seem to think that it is worse than the doctor is letting on. I have to constantly worry about what I eat and I have not pinpointed the exact things that bother me so wherever I go I need to know where the bathroom is. The doctor said that he doesnt want to put me on the meds for UC but I just want to at least try them... (9 replies)
... Thanks for the info. I am waiting for biopsy results but the GI is confident it is Colitis that is causing my bleeding. I have no other symptoms except for maybe slight increased Bowel Movements but it's only about 3 a day.
God willing it will be the curable Colitis, and not the IBD version. Whatever happens, I am so scared of developing cancer as I have patchy... (9 replies)
... I think any symptom of inflammation would be a flare up. You are very lucky to not have pain... they should be starting you on some medications and the blood will go away. (9 replies)
... My point is that I don't have any flare ups, all I see is blood in stools with no pain or any other issues. Is this what you would call a flare up? (9 replies)
... I don't think you are supposed to be sick just because you have Crohn's or Colitis. I have Crohn's and usually I am perfectly fine. Occasionally I feel sick, I get this burning/tearing feeling in my stomach, blood and just a feeling of being unwell. I know the signs now so when it starts I can start my treatment (several pills a day for a few months) and I feel better soon.... (9 replies)
... Can anyone help?
I have patchy inflammation on the right and left colon - (Minor to Moderate) and I keep hearing of people wwith terrible symptoms in UC.
What are ‘attacks’? I feel well and I don’t have diarrhoea and I don’t go to the toilet more than 3 times a day. I only get rectal bleeding – so how would I know if there is an attack? Some of the stories I have read... (9 replies)
... I am waiting to hear if it is an infection or full on Colitis/Chrohns desease which is inflammatory Bowel Desease. The biopsies will tell us better.
The GI has suggested doing stool test (check for infection) and more blood tests to check for inflammation.
I am so scared, the uncertainty, the links with cancer, the problems later on in life and surgery.
Physically I... (9 replies)
... My mother has had colitis since in her 30s. She's 70 now. She more lately struggles with all kinds of GI issues (GERD, gall bladder out now, diverticulitis), but thankfully, nothing "serious", yet.
I think you can have really bad colitis which can make daily life a real hell, but don't know if it's a precursor of cancer. I think you do have to watch out for maybe colon... (9 replies)
... After being given the all clear with one doctor I tried another one as my symptoms persisted. I wanted a colonoscopy too. Today they tell me I have Colitus.
Is this life treatening? Is there now a high chance of getting Cancer? (9 replies)
... Does anyone have info on Cancer, Colitus and Chrohns and how common it is on 33 year olds to have it on the colon not reached by sigmoidoscopy? ... (19 replies)