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Date Joined Sep 2008
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   Posted 9/23/2008 4:53 AM (GMT -6)   
my colitos has flared up which it rarely does i have all the common symptoms bleeding ect and alot of pain and in general dont feel that well is this normal

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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 5975
   Posted 9/23/2008 5:12 AM (GMT -6)   
It's normal for UC, not normal normal.  I have been in a flare since April, hospitalized for ten days in May, still bleeding.   I've been to my GI twice already and to a colorectal surgeon.  All I can do is keep up with my meds and watch my diet.  I took an aspirin (a no no) on Saturday for a bad headache and paid dearly for it Sunday with lots of bleeding, somewhat better yesterday. 
All I can tell you is to contact your Gastroenterologist ASAP.  Are you taking any meds?  How is your diet?  Have you had a colonoscopy?  I've had this disease for ten years, hospitalized twice.  I know a lot about it and will help you if I can.

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Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 9/23/2008 6:55 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi, welcome to Healingwell :) Yes feeling crappy is all part of this disease unfortunately. I second Christine's questions - are you on meds? If so, what?
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