Yeah, I've definitely used the razor blade reference... Or saying "Well, it kind of feels like my large intestine is slowly being fed into a meat grinder at the moment". Sometimes I get this weird warm stinging feeling too and I always wondered if I was actually feeling the bleeding, that's how it felt.
Female, 23, Ulcerative colitis (pancolitis) since 1999; GERD; gastritis; osteopenia in femur head & lumbar region of the spine from long term prednisone use.
Currently unmedicated and flaring :(
Waiting for my appointment with the new GI on July 18th. Insurance finally kicked in, hooray!