Definitely a good point Veebo!
Sweet...the lower quadrant pain could be cecum involvement, crohn's disease (and not UC), gas, ovarian cyst, endo...
The upper right pain could be gas, inflammation, liver, Crohn's disease, small intestine inflammation...
Always hard to know..but if it's consistent, then it's more than just gas, for gas does tend to cause discomfort wherever it's passing and "expanding".
I can see how you're totally frustrated, for there's always some information missing when it's not coming from the one who can answer your questions.
I still think going to a Mayo clinic will be of benefit....and the main reason is because you have way too many things going on. They need to look at you as a whole for some of the meds can be used to treat all...such as immunosuppressants, etc. But if you do have something that's hiding amongst the fray, it's always easy to assume it's the most obvious rather than something new.
But in saying that.....with having so much going on, the body tends to react as a whole rather than independently in an effort to maintain some sort of harmony....my take anyway.
I think you getting your records will serve you well. You have a lot of work to do regarding research....but I don't think you have any choice because it's YOUR life/future at stake.
Please, please keep us posted.
*Heather*Status:mini flare June 23* 6asacol daily+ Salofalk (tapered every 4th night)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 2 (Natural Factors Protec) + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) at bedtime
~Natural Factors Multi Digestive Enzymes with supper
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!