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Recent content by eddieswood

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    What to expect

    For those who haven't read my other posts, I am Eddie, I am 18, and I just graduated high school. I have had pancolitis since September of 2012 and have yet to reach remission, trying almost every medical option possible. The colitis lead to me missing most of my senior year and kept me from...
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    More options before surgery

    I haven't posted in a few months, but my name is Eddie, I'm 18 and I have severe colitis. After being hospitalized for a few weeks in February of this year I haven't been able to get out of a flare. I am currently on Mercaptopurine, Prednisone, Asacol, Canasa, Remicade, and Percocet for pain...
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    Running out of options

    hi my name is Eddie, I'm 18 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in November of 2012. I have been on prednisone since November, and when they started to taper me in February I ended up in the hospital for two weeks. now I am on 50 mg of prednisone daily, 50 mg mercaptapurine, asacol...
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    What to expect from remicade?

    I'm Eddie, an 18 year old, recently diagnosed and hospitalized for ulcerative colitis. I got out of the hospital two months ago and have been in severe pain. This week I am starting remicade. Will i notice any changes right away? Are there many negative side effects? and does it hurt when...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    I can easily get both edibles and inhalation and I'm still trying to convince my parents... I get high in my room all the time and they think its just the percocet, but it would just be easier if they knew and accepted that its what I need right now. thanks for all the advice it was really...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    I'm in new York, so the bill is currently up in both senate and general assembly to legalize medical mj, and along with vaporizing I also get brownies which actually seem to help more. also is taking percocet along with using marijuana bad in any way?
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    Questions about upcoming travel and school choices

    hi I'm Eddie, I'm 18, a senior in high school, and I was recently diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. the pain has been debilitating for the past few weeks, ever since I was discharged from the hospital. I just have some questions that hopefully people can provide answers with from life...
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    Sticky Medical Marijuana for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

    I am a senior in high school with pancolitis, and I have been in severe pain. the doctors have me percocet, but that only helps with the pain aspect, not the part of constantly feeling sick. I bought a portable vape, and it helps so much, but I talked to my parents and they don't want me using...
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    I need a new diet

    hi my name is Eddie I am 18 and I was just diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a few months ago, and I have been stuck in a bad flare up since January. one problem I am having is the diet change. I used to eat like a teenager, and obviously if I were to do that now I would probably end up back...
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    hi my name is Eddie I'm 18 and I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. back in October 2012. I have been on prednisone since then, and since I was in the hospital in February I have been on prednisone mercaptapurine asacol and canasa, and although the symptoms are slowly getting better, the...
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    Just want some input

    I'm new at this so here goes nothing.... I'm an 18 year old boy, a senior in high school who was taking multiple AP classes, working at least 2 part time jobs at at time and volunteering almost 20 hours a week at national ski patrol. I was planning on going to the air force academy and...