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   Posted 1/14/2008 7:49 AM (GMT -6)   
i seem to be fine durign the week but when it gets to a sat i have a flare up i wonder if its a cycle. also i have a flare up and i go out and walk around it seems to calm down does this happen to anyone else xx
diagnosed with right side proc uc.in 2006 16 years old
3 asacol 2 times a day
multivitamins,cod liver oil, garlic, zinc immune boosters
pred enamas when flare ups occur
in remmision have been on steroids

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   Posted 1/14/2008 8:21 AM (GMT -6)   
Yeah, I usually flare on Mondays, probably cause no one's home after the weekend and using the bathroom and also I am paying for the junk I ate over the weekend.  Sometimes if I get out of the house, I can stop going to the bathroom or go a lot less, but not lately.  I guess it depends on how bad I'm flaring.

Diagnosed with Left-sided Ulcerative Colitis 1995 at 15
Tried: Prednisone, Rowasa & Hydrocortisone Enemas, Proctofoam, Sulfasalazine, Asacol, Probiotics, Fish Oil, Canasa, Enotcort, Colazol, Proctocort, Anamantle, etc...
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis with almost rectovaginal fistula in 2004, put on Remicade, August 2007:Increased Remicade dosage-700mg every 6 weeks,diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis & Fibromyalgia Current meds: Remicade 700mgs every 6 wks (had reaction, will start Humira Jan 29) Clorazepate, Proctofoam HC, Glucosamine 500, Vitamin B, Lomotil as needed, Darvocet, Tylenol pm

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   Posted 1/14/2008 9:32 AM (GMT -6)   
I have my mini flares on the weekends too, I think it's because I don't have a normal routine, eat different foods, different sleep habits etc. So I try to keep my weekend schedule similar to weekday schedule and that seems to help a lot.
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   Posted 1/14/2008 9:42 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm the opposite. I get completely constipated on the weekends!
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