It depends if your blockage is partial or full. A partial blockage can be managed at home with fluids and exercise. If the symptoms include vomiting or a complete cessation of passing stool or gas it's time to head to the ER where it should be managed by a physician. The treatment of care will start with IV fluids and pain medication and observation.
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998
1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics
2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic
2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free