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I use the Cottonelle wipes to cleanse and usually A&D ointment for the irritation. It's very soothing, helps with healing and also protects the delicate membranes by putting up a physical barrier.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
Co-Moderator UC Forum
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