Reply to "Long term Cipro for Pouchitis"

I do not believe UC or Pouchitis are related to diet. I was diagnosed with Colitis in my teens at a time when I was not a big eater at all or had experience any real stress!

Since my JPouch surgery in 2006 I’ve not had any issues with urgency and have a good quality of life. If I’m being honest my diet has not always been the best since the surgery as I am just so happy to be able to comfortably eat  everything and anything. However this thankfully has not had a negative effect on the pouch....that is until this current bout of Pouchitis. 

Nobody seems sure why why this occurs and I think it’s different for everyone but I would mention that we recently found out that my Grandfather suffered from Colitis during his life further confirming the original genetic link. 

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