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Which is more effective, Beano or Gas-X for gas from ulcerative colitis?

I have a lot of flatulence from ulcerative colitis.

How often should I have a colonoscopy with ulcerative colitis?

How effective are biologics for ulcerative colitis?

Is severe back and leg pain a side effect of my ulcerative colitis or my meds Asacol and Remicade?

I'm on 4,800 mg Asacol and Remicade infusions . The pain is really bad . Should I ask my doctor for some sort of pain meds ? Was diagnosed dec 2011. My legs ache all night . My joints are stiff and achey knees are also aching.Keeps me up at night . Doc wanted to put me on prednisone but I... read more

Why Asacol not working for Ulcerative Colitis like it used to?

I was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in the beginning of this year, and when Asacol was prescribed, my fever and bloody stool were gone. Now about 1 month ago for depression, my doctor put me on Paxil instead of Zoloft, because Zoloft made me emotionless and could not speak up even if I... read more

I have ulcerative colitis. Is taking prednisone a bad idea?

I am 20 y/o and female. I have had Ulcerative colitis symptoms for a year and did nothing about it until the past 3 months. I had a colonoscopy and was diagnosed. Thus far, I have only taken Lialda (a lesser anti inflammatory) and it has done nothing. Being frustrated with no results I have agreed... read more

Has anyone had this happen to them when testing positive to C-diff/colitis?

Hi all, I started taking Metronidazole 500mg 1 tablet 3 times daily for 2 weeks when I tested positive for C-diff on the 20th Feb. On the 1st March I had an appointment in the GI clinic. Within a few minutes of seeing them an ambulance was ordered to take me in because two Dr's could not hear... read more

Numbness After Prednisone Taper?

I just wanted to know if extremity numbness is normal when reducing prednisone. I am 33 years old and was prescribed a prednisone taper after a bout with ulcerative colitis. I was started out at 40mg with a 5mg taper every 2 weeks, it's been about 4 months now and I just recently started my... read more

How long is C-Diff contagious for and how contagious is it?

My sister-in-law was in ICU for 2 weeks with this infection, and then went to a convalescent facility for a week. She is now home, but my brother is beginning to show symptoms - diarrhea, cramping, low grade fever. They are both in their 70's and have a myriad of other medical issues. They are... read more

How long does it take for the Uceris to leave your system permanently and relieve the side effects?

... I had 90 days, and the condition was not fully healed (microscopic colitis) so I was given another 90 days worth

Accutane - I am currently on Isotretinoin for my skin but also I am diagnosed ulcerative colitis...

... and I am having a flare. My gastro doctor wants me to have a Flexi-sig but I know on isotretinoin it is dangerous to have procedures. Does this count as a procedure or am I safe to have it?

How long does belladonna stay in a body's system? my son is having strong side effects of this drug?

In the past he was addicted to vicadin and is taking medication for depression. This new medicine has caused him to be erratic in behaviour.

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