Also, abdominal pain can be hard to localize. Because everything in there is sort of connected by a thin membrane that holds it all in position, inflammation and swelling on one side can hurt on the other. Every GI I've ever seen has told me the
location of pain is not a good diagnostic tool.
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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