ditto the hemmie...if you have any rectal meds..or anusol or plain hydrocortisone suppositories..try them.
Definitely keep us posted as to what the doc says.
The stool softener is a good idea as would be to add a fibre supplement to help bulk/fluff and soften the stool...much easier on exit. I like Metamucil smooth...definitely smoooooth on exit..lol!
*Heather* Status..Asacol 6 (3 twice daily); enemas every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotics....(Natural Factors Protec 2 or 3 + 1 or 2 Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls @ bedtime
~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 !!!