Acne or cystic inflammation and Flare ups?

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James l
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Date Joined Jul 2008
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   Posted 3/15/2009 10:18 PM (GMT -6)   
Just looking back on my all my flare ups.

I realized that I get these inflammation on my skin before flare ups but they are not really acne but white zits? possibly cysts. anyone experienced it?
JAMES - 19 Years old. 2nd year in college.
5'11. Pre-med student
Was bodybuilding for middle weight class at 175lb with 6%bf. then BOOM. UC kicked in for the first time in my life
Diagnosed with UC in Feb 2008. Lost 25lb in three weeks. Bloody hell diarrhea
Flare up in june 2008. took more antibiotics. Harder flare
Took prednisone for two months then 6mp. But I decided to get off on both.

10/08Started drinking hard liquors and once drank 15 shots in an hour.
Next day flare up.
11/08 Started anti-yeast regimen. I crapped out so much yeast. confirmed candida in stool studies.

On: No med but zinc, cod liver oil, coral calcium, probiotics, threelac, alpha lipoic acid, chlorella, sea salt, licorice root, aloe vera juice, VSL#ds(started 3/10/09)

Started eating dairy and all kinds of cheese again(beginning of March and I'm fine)
in 95% remission, E-mail me if you have any questions about how I achieved my remission.

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Date Joined Jul 2006
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   Posted 3/16/2009 6:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Yesssssss me too...usually around my neck and under my chin...they are very sore hard lumps....I take doxycycline each day otherwise they dont go away

38 year old female
UC - Diagnosed 2006
HLA-B27 Gene
Iritis 2008

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