My intense shoulder pain was caused by avascular necrosis, or bone death, as a result of steroid use. Your GI may or may not be helpful with this; mine sometimes isn't too helpful with extra-intestinal symptoms. If not, see your primary or and orthopedist to get the issue diagnosed.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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