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I do the expensive VSL3 as well.  Have never been able to conclusively know whether it helps but my GI is very in favor of it.   And I'm on Humira as @kta mentioned.

For me, my onsets/treatments were :

-soon after surgeries abscesses/cuffitis - Canasa GREATLY helps me with cuffitis. Helped me immediately years ago and still helps me greatly ~10 years later.

-later ~5 years after surgeries added fistula(s) to mix- ultimately added Humira to address abscesses/fistulas and going on 2.5 years of Humira w no abscesses/fistulas now knock on wood.

-chronic pouchitis in last few years - long term antibiotics.

I'm over 10 years with pouch and despite it being ongoing chronic multi-threaded challenge (above) I'm still glad I went pouch route.  Currently feeling like the chronic pouchitis is my biggest demon to battle. 

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