I get side pain/spasms regularly and at certain times I have to remain in a certain position in order for it to not hurt too badly. My IBD nurse said that it can sometimes be caused by trapped wind or simply the fact that the colon is inflamed and overworking itself passing the food through it.
22 year old female, from the UK.
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis Jan '08, Proctosigmoiditis Jan '09.
Hospitalised Jan '09 for 3 days IV Hydrocortisone - had no effect!
Hospitalised Feb '09 for 7 days (5 days - IV Hydrocortisone)
Currently taking daily:
40mg Prednisolone tablets
1g Acetarsol suppository every other night (Previously taking 5mg Pred suppository)
1g Mesalazine granules x 2
7.5mg Zopiclone (taken when needed for sleeping)
10mg Citalopram (anti-anxiety/depression)