I don't know exactly, either... but if it's bright red, it's from fairly low (which is good) and if it's just on the stool and a puddle or pool, that's good, too....
It does sounds to me as if she's healing, The road there may not be without the occasional detour, but the trend seems to have been positive..... I sure will hope it keep heading that way - !
My old GI used to say that bleeding could be the last symptom to disappear, because if the tissue was healing but still fragile, a hard stool or bit of anything sharp could bring on a little blood.
Age 54. Diagnosed UP 1983, Azulphidine
Diagnosed UC 1986 Prednisone almost 2 years
Asacol - 16 pills/day, cortenemas, Rowasa
Metamucil - 2 doses/day since '86, and psyllium seed powder
VSL#3DS, Multivitamin, Calcium and D, Flax Seed Oil
homemade yogurt each day
Ryzolt for arthritis pain
Son, 16, dx pancolitis 2007