Damo123 - Me too, God Willing, I have never had any pain with colitis, only minor bleeding.
Current Diagnosis in October 2007: Colitis (Mild inflammation on Rectum, Right and Left side of Colon)
Medication Prescribed: 800mg Mesalazine (Asacol) x 3
Symptoms: Two or Three BM's a day, moderate urgency, no diarrhea or constipation, irregular stool pattern due to IBS, no other symptoms (minor Bleeding stopped after taking Metronidazol and Asacol for 10 days). Also suffer from hyperchondria, anxiety and stress.