I think what that may mean is that there were no markers for any other causes of the joint pain, therefore it's part of the UC syndrome. There are specific markers for other causes, I don't believe there are for UC.
Sucks that you're still in pain, I totally feel for you. I sleep with so many pillow to position myself and try to get comfortable that it's hard to share a bed. I also still take Naproxen twice a day with my GI's okay, because if I stop taking that, I get so sore and stiff I can't sleep and I can't walk. Hope your pain is one that goes away.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
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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