With me, the acne was on my face and back and would slowly go away as I tapered off the prednisone. It will usually be gone when I get completely off it.
As for cravings, I think its all mental. I try to give up all sweets b/c of my UC and 3 years later I still find myself craving sweets.lol.
28/M/TX (revised 4/16/08)
Severe Colitis (pancolitis) since January 9, 2005
currently: 3 weeks of flaring and finally improving.
RX/day: Tapered Prednisone completely January 2008. Lost job and insurance 10/2007 and stopped taking asacol and Imuran cold turkey
(believe me I know my body and do not recommend doing this!!!)
OTC: seldom use VSL#3, vitamins & other natural treatments
Diet: SCD helps tremendously, but am not strictly on it.