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by kneedown
Thu Dec 08, 2016 1:40 pm
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: Recently diagnosed colitis
Replies: 15
Views: 11805

Re: Recently diagnosed colitis

Hello all, I forgot to mention something that may help others on the forum, during my consultation I asked the specialist about certain medications I had been taking long term which I had stopped taking since my diagnosis confirmation, he said it was ok to continue to take 'Lanzoprazole' for acid re...
by kneedown
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:45 pm
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: Recently diagnosed colitis
Replies: 15
Views: 11805

Re: Recently diagnosed colitis

Hello all and thanks Phil for your comments, much appreciated, well I attended my appointment and it went far better than I could have hoped for, I asked lots of questions and got mostly positive answers, firstly he increased my Asacol granuals from 1g per day to 3g per day and left the dose of supp...
by kneedown
Wed Dec 07, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: Recently diagnosed colitis
Replies: 15
Views: 11805

Re: Recently diagnosed colitis

Hi everyone and a special thank you to 'Karencraig' for your reassuring reply, well its my first consultation with my specialist today and I do feel a little aprehensive, I'm experiencing mood swings at the moment, up one minute down the next, yes I have a lot of questions and my wifes coming with m...
by kneedown
Thu Dec 01, 2016 4:16 pm
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: Recently diagnosed colitis
Replies: 15
Views: 11805

Re: Recently diagnosed colitis

Thank you for your recent reply Rogalin, I seem to be doing a little better each day, I suppose its good news that I seem to be a little constipated at the moment but it has to be better than the alternative, the great news is that I've had my ESA claim re-instated :party: this will take a great dea...
by kneedown
Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:52 am
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: Recently diagnosed colitis
Replies: 15
Views: 11805

Re: Recently diagnosed colitis

Hi Rogalin, I cant thank you enough for your kind and reassuring words, I'm finding it a great comfort and my confidence in the future is growing thanks to your knowledge and inspiring replies. My wife and I went to our local tonight, after several nights in I found it quite a relief just to get out...
by kneedown
Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: Recently diagnosed colitis
Replies: 15
Views: 11805

Re: Recently diagnosed colitis

Hi Rogalin, many thanks for your reply, I find your response quite reassuring and yes I beleive I am being very negative at the moment, the life changes are a lot to take in, things like dietry changes I think I can eventually get used to but until I started to realise how what I preveously took for...
by kneedown
Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: Coping with Colitis
Topic: Recently diagnosed colitis
Replies: 15
Views: 11805

Recently diagnosed colitis

Hello everyone, I have recently had my biopsy results that confirm I have UC, I believe I have had it for around 8 months. I had the examination 9 weeks ago where biopsy's were taken and was told it was 'suspected' UC and given 500mg Asacol suppositories twice daily, since confirmation and there bei...