I wouldn't necessairly say that you're flaring. I mean, it could very easily be food poisoning or just a tummy bug...give it a day or two and see what happens. And, if it does turn out to be a flare, you don't have to go back on prednisone? What doseage of Asacol are you currently on? If you're not at the maximum, you could raise that. And, there are rectal meds that I personally think should be used before resorting to pred.
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Status: Remission since May 2009!
Symptoms began in November 2008, ~4 weeks after giving birth to my son
Diagnosed with pancolitis on 1/30/09
Meds: Apriso (4 0.375g pills ONCE!! daily), mesalamine enema twice weekly, Natural Factors Ultimate probiotic 12/12 Formula, OrthoNovum, multivitamin. Used prednisone (starting dose 40 mg) to get into remission.
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