there is a specific name for uc related arthritis, but not sure what it is. i know they can't do a blood test to check it like they can RA. i have joint pain everytime i am in a flare. i take tylenol since that is the only thing i can tolerate.
Diagnosed in 1999, hospitalized once. Not responsive to meds. Currently on 12 Asacol, , 8 ampules of Gastrocrom, 6 grams Colestid, flagyl, remicade for my UC. Also have migraines and take B-4, B-2, for the prevention of them.
Deciding whether or not to have surgery at this time.