It could be the asacol, but there is definitely a form of autoimmune arthritis that is associated with UC. I've had it since well before my intestinal symptoms appeared. Even though generally the docs don't like us to take NSAIDS, mine approves my taking Naproxen because it doesn't make me bleed and if I don't take it, within 24 hours I'm not able to walk.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from Entocort.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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