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   Posted 1/23/2009 5:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I have uc, but the doc says I should have the urge to go all the time.  With me it is the opposite.  I am however on a narc drug but I am looose inside its just the muscle wont push , I dont get the urge at all. Does anyone else have similar im trying to figure whethter its the uc or the meds.
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   Posted 1/23/2009 6:06 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi and welcome...sounds like you might be a bit constipated?
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   Posted 1/23/2009 7:47 PM (GMT -6)   
Narcotic pain medications can have a contipating affect. It is one one of those things that Uc'ers should use with caution because anything that slows the colon down too much can increase the chances of one getting toxic megacolon.
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