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By tapalmer - February 2, 2018
Hi. Firstly I would like to say thank you for the add to this group. The relief of finding others who can relate to my illness . Although I don’t have Crohn’s... READ MORE

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By Jean - January 31, 2018
My daughter was diagnosed at age 17… while in high school. That would have been around 1997. She’s had two surgeries 2006 and 2015… and I understand this is the norm… I... READ MORE

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By JeanneD - January 26, 2018
I was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in 1977 at the age of 18, in my third week as a college freshman. Having been a terribly colicky infant (a fact my older brother... READ MORE

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By angstang - January 23, 2018
I have been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis for 10 years now. Commercials, bathrooms and safety bags are just our normal. When trying to have normal relaxing Friday night and the commercials comes... READ MORE

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By shieldskeri - January 17, 2018
At the age of 17 I gave birth to my little girl on 19th of August 2016, soon after I started to develop severe abdominal pains, frequent toilet trips. The doctors put... READ MORE

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By cmfrizzell - January 17, 2018
My 16 year old daughter, Farrah, was recently diagnosed with Crohn’s at the end of December. We were visiting Orlando, FL for two weeks and arrived on Christmas Day. Farrah started vomiting... READ MORE

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By MacDuncanHawkes - January 17, 2018
I do not often talk about my illness to people or write it down, however I will for this Community/Blog. This is my story… I first became sick 27 years ago as... READ MORE

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By Jonsey - January 10, 2018
I was 71 years old before I got Crohn’s disease. First I had a colostomy and then a year later they had to close that and do a ileostomy. Tomorrow I will... READ MORE

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By cgh5059 - January 5, 2018
So I just had a colonoscopy today. They told me that while the medications are helping, I have been on Prednisone for too long and it has caused what they fear is... READ MORE

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By angeliquecruiz - January 1, 2018
I was 18 when I was diagnosed with crohns. I am 23 years old now, last August I had a horrible flare up which led me to the ER. They did a... READ MORE

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By RoseNorcott - December 27, 2017
Having been increasingly ill and being almost unable to eat I was finally diagnosed with Crohns in 1996. A month later an abdominal abscess perforated. I had a hemi-colectomy, being told a... READ MORE

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By Leslie.Cassell - December 26, 2017
I am so glad I found this site! I was starting to feel like I was crazy I have always had a problem with constipation and I was just recently diagnosed with... READ MORE

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By magsmom65 - December 5, 2017
I was reading about all these people on facebook that had Crohn’s and their stories, and my heart just breaks. I was diagnosed with UC at the tender age of 25. I... READ MORE

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By hopeforme - December 3, 2017
George has been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis he will Champion our cause just like he did in the Octagon.

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By Adelaide - December 1, 2017
I suffer with crohns and its no joke and people don’t understand.

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By missmary - December 1, 2017
I’ve has Crohn’s for 20 years I got diagnosed at 8. I noticed and doctors noticed the red irritation that goes along with the disease but the past two weeks my eyes... READ MORE