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842d

Hi I’m a 26 year-old guy Who has ulcerative colitis. I’m currently on stelara and I’ve had a few bouts of prednisone in the past year. I still have some symptoms and I’ve also had a lot of joint pain. I was wondering what your tips been to manage symptoms?

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    • ChrisR

      764d

      Carnivore diet! In remission w/ no meds anymore. Best decision but was a lot of work to get here

    • ChrisR

      764d

      Carnivore diet! In remission w/ no meds anymore. Best decision but was a lot of work to get here

    • TiredandPooped

      810d

      The traditional role of compounding pharmacies is to make drugs prescribed by doctors for specific patients with needs that can't be met by commercially available drugs.

    • Nyc_uc_joint

      811d

      What’s a compound pharmacy?

    • TiredandPooped

      811d

      Stay away from processed foods, sodas, and bad carbs. Helps with the Crohns, arthritis, etc. no Tylenol or Advil. Talk to your doctor about using a compound pharmacy instead of steroids.

    • Nyc_uc_joint

      842d

      Thanks, I actually just switched to six weeks on the stelara so hopefully that will help. I’ve seen a rheumatologist and there’s no signs of any other rheumatological disease but a super helpful suggestion. Done a lot of physical therapy is helped the most so far

    • Ben96

      842d

      I would talk to your doctor about changing up your medication or frequency if you are regularly needing Prednisone. You shouldn't need steroids more than once a year max. For joint pain, I would suggest looking for a rheumatologist in your area. Rheumatoid Arthritis is common in UC, and can be managed. Otherwise, stay away from NSAIDs, they wreak havoc in your intestines, stick with Tylenol for pain. Good luck buddy, be well:)

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