To those of you suffering from ulcerative proctitis...do you have sharp pain in the rectum? I am currently in a bad flare, bleeding, mucus, urgency. Doctor has me on 40 mgm of prednisone and wants me to keep up with the cort enemas, but I cannot retain them but he said even if a little gets up there for a short time, it still coats the rectum. I find this very painful.
Diagnosed with ulcerative proctitis in 1998 in hospital
Hospitalized (2nd time) in May 2008 for ten days.
Remission Nov 08 thru May of 09.
Slowly coming out of flare. Meds: Colazal (6 per day), prednisone 10 mgm and tapering weekly, Cort enema nightly, Canasa in morning, Benicar 20 mg for BP, flaxseed oil 3 x a day, fishoil 2 x a day, probiotic 3 x a day, calcium with D 1x a day and multivitamin.
Doctor had me on 100 mgm of 6MP which drastically lowered my white count. Now off the 6MP pending results of repeat white count. UGH.