You might try an OTC steroid cream like Cortaid. It won't be systemically absorbed, and may calm the inflammation in your skin.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Intolerant to Asacol and rectal mesalamine preparations.
On Prednisone then Entocort 2001-2006 with only short periods off.
Current meds are Colazal,
Azathioprine and Remicade.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.