nothin yet regarding a response?
It could be hemmies or a fissure. Did your wife take a look at your son to see if there's any changes?
Stool samples are a must! kids do come in contact with all sorts of stuff..hand to mouth. He should be put on probiotics for kids anyway, just to help with the floral balance of his digestive tract.
Keep us posted....there are many possibilities...but making sure the proper tests are done is optimal.
*Heather* Status..Asacol 6 (3 twice daily); enemas every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 4(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!