Yes, it is normal to pass blood and mucous from your j-pouch after surgery (remember, you no longer have a rectum). This is a good sign, you have healthy tissue that continues to shed cells!! Be honest with your surgeon about your pain. This should all pass.
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