BlogMas Day Seventeen – Coping With A Stomach Bug When You Have An Ileostomy

I recently caught the dreaded diarrhoea and vomiting bug that seems very prevalent at the moment.  These kinds of bugs can be really dangerous for people with an ileostomy, mainly due to the ease we already become dehydrated even when not ill. Severe dehydration can quickly lead to kidney and other problems which can become … Continue reading BlogMas Day Seventeen – Coping With A Stomach Bug When You Have An Ileostomy

Methotrexate

Low dose Methotrexate (25mg or less once a week) is used to treat a range of joint, skin and bowel conditions.  This includes rheumatoid diseases, Crohn's disease and severe psoriasis.  In higher doses it is used to treat cancer. I was put on Methotrexate when I was 14 years of age.  I remember it being the first time … Continue reading Methotrexate