ah, I just saw your response on the hemmie thread....yes, I do get that feeling when the external hemmie acts up....I think with all the nerves in that area, everything hurts with any pressure.
gee...if it's not one thing it's another...worse when it's everything at the same time.
Again...rectal meds and maybe an external rectal ointment such as proctocedyl will help with it.
*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 !!!