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Ulcerative Colitis?

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  • Posted By: RubyBloodDrop
  • October 29, 2008
  • 03:08 AM

I posted this in another forum but this seems like a batter place to put it. Maybe more people that know stomachs come in here and could please help me? (I don't have a doctor right now or i'd ask them)

I need to knoo if i'm getting the right treatment. I am a 19 year old female and was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis when I was 17.
The thing is is that i'm not entirely sure if this is what I have.

Symtoms:Abdominal Cramping
Random bouts of very very bloody diarrhea

It doesn't matter what I eat either. I mean I once ate a mexican taco style pizza and nothing happened and then another time I ate a peanut butter sandwhich and I ran to the bathroom at least 5 times in an hour.
I have had 3 colonoscopies and an endoscopy and in my opnion they just settled with ulcerative colitis cause it seemed the most likely. IT just seems to me that if they were sure they wouldn't have needed to do so many tests. I was evebn slightly anemic for a while because of all the blood loss and now it's acting up again after a few months of "remission".

Does this sound like ulcerative colitis or is there another possible diagnosis?

I am currentl taking Asacol. 5 pills 3x a day but aparently it isnt doing much.
Any suggestions?

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