It's been a while since I've posted because luckily I've been feeling alright. I recently moved and began seeing a new GI. I told him that I really didn't have any UC problems; however, at least once a week, I'll get really bad cramping and have diarrhea (no blood) for like an hour. He said that because it was only once a week, it wasn't UC, it sounded more like IBS. This made me start to think. Maybe my UC isn't as bad as I thought. Maybe most of my discomfort and problems were due to IBS. Does anyone have any experience with this? Is anyone being treated for both? I've have 4 colonoscopies and each one they took biopsies and said it was UC, but they never said anything about
IBS. Any comments or experiences would be helpful.
Diagnosed in Jan 2007, but had bowel issues for year
Took Asacol for 1 year (no help) and Prednisone twice (60mg was the most)
Currently taking Sulfasalazine - 4 pills 2x a day
Hospitalized in Jan 2008 and then again in Feb 2008 (IV steroids) for 9 days
Was using VSL #3, but it made me throw up (I'm pregnant and nauseous)
Rowasa enemas as needed
33 weeks pregnant and counting . . . . . .
150mg Zantac twice a day (for acid reflux and nausea)
Post Edited (**NiCoLe**) : 8/6/2008 3:02:01 PM (GMT-6)