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tsbrown
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   Posted 3/27/2008 9:02 AM (GMT -6)   
I am going to ask a dumb question. yeah
 
I am newly diagnosed and my doc did not explain this to me. What is a flair?

dakotagirl
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   Posted 3/27/2008 9:11 AM (GMT -6)   
A flare would be when you have UC symptoms.
Remission would be when you have NO (or managable) symptoms.

So, bleeding, urgency, frequency, cramping, etc all point to flares.

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Osteopenia diagnosed Feb 2006
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   Posted 3/27/2008 1:46 PM (GMT -6)   
I just wanted to add on here - there is NO such thing as a dumb question. If you don't ask, you can't learn right? And I second the welcome to Healingwell :)
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tsbrown
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   Posted 3/27/2008 2:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Sherry! I appreciate your answer. Oh yeah, I have asthma also, but I am doing great! I am blessed!
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