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by mybigredbum
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Pregnancy
Topic: Pregnancy and vedolizumab
Replies: 1
Views: 2066

Re: Pregnancy and vedolizumab

Hiya, I am not currently pregnant but I have discussed the pros/cons of pregnancy while taking Vedo with my gastro consultant. The long and the short of it is that although there have not been many studies of safety it is deemed safer to take during pregnancy than nothing at all. This is on the basi...
by mybigredbum
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Surgery options - your advice please!
Replies: 3
Views: 2537

Re: Surgery options - your advice please!

Hi Rogalin, Thank you SO MUCH for your advice (sorry my initial post has disappeared - it's being moderated because I added a link to my blog at the bottom: am in the process of serialising my diary to share my experiences). I read your reply out to my wife and both of us were really touched by your...
by mybigredbum
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Surgery
Topic: Surgery options - your advice please!
Replies: 3
Views: 2537

Surgery options - your advice please!

Hi all, So I am pencilled in for surgery in July to treat my drug-refractory UC. Two options I have narrowed it down to (I don't want a j-pouch): 1) One stage panproctocolectomy, or 2) Two stage: ileostomy creted first with rectal stump left in place, then at a later date have the stump removed and ...