Life with Ulcerative Colitis – Cherylann’s ‘Party Pooper’ Story

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes painful ulcers to appear in the GI tract. Symptoms of the condition include diarrhea, constipation, fatigue, weight loss, nausea, fever, and anemia.

Read about six risk factors for inflammatory bowel disease here.

In this Party Pooper video, meet Cherylann who is super-excited to tell everyone about how she is in remission for the first time since being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. However, as Cherylann explains, to stay in remission she will need to undergo IV treatment every four to eight weeks and put up with side effects of the medication.

Read more about ulcerative colitis remission and how to manage expectations.

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