Did they check it for MRSA? I had something that was like an ingrown hair but it seemed worse, and it was MRSA. The sores tend to break out in warm spots, apparently (like an armpit). But they were like the size of a nickel, not real small. They just have to swab it to test for MRSA
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering.
Asacol/5ASA 6x400 mg maintenance for 20+ years; use prednisone & Rowasa for flares.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed gluten, other intolerances; started diet without gluten, soy, dairy, tomato etc. Replete$$ probiotic powder at first, now Forte pills.
Doing much better, but still experience anxiety that interferes with activities.