I think some CI sufferers have surgery only to discover their small intestine also doesn't function properly and they continue to have constipation. Try to exercise to increase motility. Simple walks will help move things along. And then of course stay away from constipating-type foods and consume more fresh fruits and vegetables.
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