Posted 10/26/2017 8:50 PM (GMT -7)
Thank you all for the good suggestions with the cold sensitivity! I'm ganna pick up some Sensodyne tomorrow and be a little more gentle and see how it goes. I have noticed that healing is taking longer so the gum thing makes some sense. I'll probably turn down the pressure on the dental irrigater as well.
I have been doing great now that I've been on the prednisone for about 5 weeks Countess. Which is very good news considering this all started with a 6 day hospital visit, around 15 - 20 bloody BMs a day, 20 lbs of weight loss, etc. I'm down to 30mg of prednisone a day now, going to 20 on Sunday. I'm down to 3 - 5 BMs a day now, well formed, no blood, no pain. Dairy has never been an issue for me except that I don't like it very much, except for the occasional ice cream treat and I've been eating an Activia every morning for the probiotic. I can't stand cheese and milk.
I'm also glad to hear that the white BM in the morning is pretty common with the Rowasa. Makes me feel better to know this.