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I am Chetan. Male, 29 yrs. Based in UK, Manchester.
Back in December 2012 I started getting loose motions thinking the cause might be from some bad food but in a weeks time I saw Blood in my stool. The bleeding didn't stop for weeks so had to consult my local doctor and referred me to a specialist. After Running with doctors for 2 months untreated, in January 2013 they did a sigmoidoscopy and took some biopsies to confirm Ulcerative colities in my rectum and sigmoid region for now. There is not even a single day where I can't stop thinking about it as it is uncurable
I take Pentasa tablets 4 gms each day. 80% of the time regular.. It gave me slight relief for a month I guess but have been seeing Blood and watery stool since my first symptoms. My Bowel Moments was 2 to 3 times a day but from past few days it has increased to 5 to 6 times a day. Doctors say this is flare up period.. My motion is very watery and bloody. Sometimes blood mixed in stool. I have also started taking Prednisolone foam enema through my back passage for 4 weeks thinking it will do good but didn't help. Stupid online stories have made me more stressed as it talks about colon cancers which is rubbish for my age I think
I get scared to eat anything now. I am trying to maintain my weight but I am just 52 Kgs as of now and think I was 58 to 60 in Dec last year. I get body pain now & then and also had back pain 2 months ago for a week. I feel really week and tend to relate everything to my disease. Is this because of my loose motion? My Vitamin D and iron levels were also low recently so I am also taking Vitamin D supplements for a week.How do I live my daily life as normal is my question? How can I stop thinking about it? How can I stop UC to go worse. Is my disease moderate, Mild or severe? What is the most common medicine people generally take?
Finally I am a vegetarian and don't eat any meat or fish which is a shame. I ovoid heavy spices. Many people say different things about diet. I am so confused about food.
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