bee_uc / Vaginal and Uterus Health on 10-03-2010 05:24am
I am having surgery to repair a moderate (stage 2?) cystocele tomorrow, but the main problems I've been having are because of a stage 1 uterine prolapse. However, during examination (lying down) the surgeon said she did not see any prolapse (despite the report from the doctor who referred me for the surgery saying that my cervix is 2cm above introi... more
bee_uc / Digestive and Bowel Disorders on 09-13-2010 13:08pm
Is there anyone who also has no elevated white cell count or sed rate or CRP in their blood tests while in the midst of an Ulcerative Colitis flare-up? Any idea why this happens or how it's even possible? Just doesn't make sense, and yet here I am with exactly that. Wonder how common it is.
bee_uc / Digestive and Bowel Disorders on 09-13-2010 09:55am
I have had ulcerative colitis (an IBD) for 25 years but was only recently diagnosed because a year ago I started to have bloody diarrea, weight loss, lethargy and weakness. Although I had a number of flare-ups of UC over these 25 years (with pretty much the same symptoms as you describe) it was never picked up because I never had bleeding... more
bee_uc / Digestive and Bowel Disorders on 09-13-2010 09:36am
I don't mean to alarm you, but this sounds very similar to what I experienced before they recently discovered I have ulcerative colitis. I would have occasional flare ups the same as you describe...same consistency, I always felt like I still needed to go but nothing was coming or would only come a while later, uncomfortably gassy and sometimes cra... more