A flare would be when you have UC symptoms.
Remission would be when you have NO (or managable) symptoms.
So, bleeding, urgency, frequency, cramping, etc all point to flares.
Welcome to HW!
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia diagnosed Feb 2006
Status: Flaring :(
Asacol 12 per day, Azathioprine 75mg, Rowasa, Canasa, Aciphex, Forvia, and Pro-Bio