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spluxa
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 183
   Posted 2/4/2009 4:22 PM (GMT -6)   
I had my colonoscopy today, it shown that I have ONLY small flare in rectum area!!! Compare to 50 cm 6 month ago!!!! Yahoooooo!!!!
Diagnosed with left-sided UC on Sept 08 Colazal 5x2day, Lialda 2 per day (so unusual to take just 2 pills)
Canasa 1 supp. every nigh Cortifoam 1 at night
Vitamins: Zinc, B complex, Fleexsead Oil capsules, Multi. Digestive Enzymes (helps a lot)
***I'm not sick with UC, it's UC sick with me!***






Christine1946
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Total Posts : 5965
   Posted 2/4/2009 4:25 PM (GMT -6)   
     Great news!
62 yr old granny. South Jersey
Diagnosed with ulcerative proctitis in 1998 in hospital
Hospitalized (2nd time) in May 2008
Update 11/03/08...finally in remission!!  Hope I don't jinx myself.  Off the prednisone since 11/01/08...now see if I can stay off for longer than two weeks.  Other meds: 6MP (75 mgm), colazal (6 per day), Benicar and Toprol (high blood pressure meds), Probiotic (2 per day), fish oil capsule and multi-vitamin and calcium with vitamin D.


emory
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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 327
   Posted 2/4/2009 4:38 PM (GMT -6)   
Wonderful to hear! Congratulations!
41, female
Dx ulcerative proctitis, 3-5 cm, June 2008. Still flaring? Not sure.
Canasa 1000 mg suppositories and 1 tsp smooth texture Metamucil nightly
25 mg hydrocortisone suppositories (tapering) and 1 Garden of Life Primal Defense Ultra in a.m.
Effexor 37.5, Remeron 30 mg, and Trazodone 75 mg for sleep/anxiety (clonazepam as needed)
2.5 mg methimazole for thyroid
Had some success with acupuncture
Osteopenia and other assorted ailments


Sweetpea17
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Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 73
   Posted 2/4/2009 5:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Thats wonderful!!! Im happy to hear that.

spluxa
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 183
   Posted 2/4/2009 7:26 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you guys!!! It is really my big achievement! :-)
Diagnosed with left-sided UC on Sept 08 Colazal 5x2day, Lialda 2 per day (so unusual to take just 2 pills)
Canasa 1 supp. every nigh Cortifoam 1 at night
Vitamins: Zinc, B complex, Fleexsead Oil capsules, Multi. Digestive Enzymes (helps a lot)
***I'm not sick with UC, it's UC sick with me!***






Red_34
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Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 2/4/2009 8:37 PM (GMT -6)   
Congrats! May the better healing continue :)
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Moderator for Allergies/Asthma and Co-moderator for UC
~Left sided Uc-'92-Colazal(9 daily),6mp(50-100mgs),Bentyl, Prilosec,Biotin,Forvia,Pro-Bio**Unable to tolerate Asacol, Rowasa or Canasa**~Year-round allergies-Singulair, Zyrtec~Secondary Reynauds Syndrome-'04-Norvasc~Sacroiliitis-epidural injections~bulging and herniated discs C5/C6 & C6/C7~3 epidural injections-worked great!, OA in my fingers -Celebrex and Tylonel Arthritis
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Sweetie31105
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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 903
   Posted 2/4/2009 9:29 PM (GMT -6)   
Wohoo! Boy you must feel relieved. Keep it up!
26 year old, Married, Female.
Diagnosed with UC since March 2007

Taking Humira and Imuran since May 2007 (Currently in remission since May 2007)
Taken off Imuran 1/15/09
Only taking Humira.

Can't take Asacol, Allergic to Remicade


bbc
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 1580
   Posted 2/4/2009 11:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Excellent news...how long have you been on the Cortifoam?
Moderate Pancolitis
Dx'd 05/2007
8 Pentasa per day (4/2)
Corti Foam p.m. 3X per week and canasa every other day
Natural anti fungal, anti inflammation supplements and Probiotics.
Bowel Soother and IntestiNew, Fish Oil, Calcium, Multi Vitamin and Melatonin
Eliminated Fructose and Corn Syrup
Reduced sugar in my diet by at least 70%
Reduced wheat products by 70% 
Could never tolerate artificial sweetners
I excersice daily (unless like now : (  I've lost too much weight)
Did I happen to mention I HATE this disease!!!
 
*Recent Changes In Blue*


quincy
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Date Joined May 2003
Total Posts : 30596
   Posted 2/5/2009 3:14 AM (GMT -6)   
WooHoo!!! awesome news!
q
*Heather* Status..Asacol  (3 x2 daily); flaring /Dec 22, tapered to every 3rd nite..back to nightly (Jan 22)..tapered too fast
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux);  Effexor XR 75mg(depression);  Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma) 
~vitamins/minerals/supplementsProbiotics....(Natural Factors Protec, Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls, Natural Factors Ultimate). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed; started Omega 3 
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS"  worth it !!!
 


spluxa
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 183
   Posted 2/5/2009 7:27 AM (GMT -6)   
I use Cortifoam for two weeks when I don't feel right...it really do its job!
Diagnosed with left-sided UC on Sept 08 Colazal 5x2day, Lialda 2 per day (so unusual to take just 2 pills)
Canasa 1 supp. every nigh Cortifoam 1 at night
Vitamins: Zinc, B complex, Fleexsead Oil capsules, Multi. Digestive Enzymes (helps a lot)
***I'm not sick with UC, it's UC sick with me!***






UC_Dad
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 33
   Posted 2/5/2009 8:13 AM (GMT -6)   
Congrats, getting results like that is truely awesome.

Dx'd June 08 severe UC
30 yrs old
Meds
Asacol 400mg x 9
Prednisone 40mg tapering off now
6-mp 100mg
Canasa
 


AMK77
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Date Joined Mar 2008
Total Posts : 678
   Posted 2/5/2009 8:44 AM (GMT -6)   
wonderful!!!! :-)
31 yr old female
Diagnosed 2/29/08 with Mild Universal UC
I've had UC since 2000 but was in remission for most of those 8 years med free
Lialda Colazal & Asacol made symptoms worse, MUCH worse
Not taking any more meds for now. Trying a holistic approach.


spluxa
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Date Joined Nov 2008
Total Posts : 183
   Posted 2/5/2009 8:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Thank you everyone!!! Thank you for your support!!! :-)
Diagnosed with left-sided UC on Sept 08 Colazal 5x2day, Lialda 2 per day (so unusual to take just 2 pills)
Canasa 1 supp. every nigh Cortifoam 1 at night
Vitamins: Zinc, B complex, Fleexsead Oil capsules, Multi. Digestive Enzymes (helps a lot)
***I'm not sick with UC, it's UC sick with me!***





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