Question #1: Have you ever experienced pain that you think is associated with your ulcerative colitis?
Question #2: What do you usually do to help manage UC related pain?
✓ Try to relax
✓ Go to the bathroom (to poop)
✓ Other: DRINK SILK
Comment: My UC pain is usually in the stomach. I can’t drink regular milk, but drinking Silk helps alleviate the pain. Also, I take Gaviscon when it is stomach pain related.
Question #3: Have you ever taken a pain medication to help manage UC related pain?
Question #4: What type of pain medication(s) have you taken to help manage your UC pain?
✓ Prescription pain medications
Comment: I take Fentanyl Duragesic patches for severe lower back pain. If my UC is too painful to perform activities, I put on a patch. If the pain is slight, I take Tylenol.[/box]
Question #5: What is the name of the pain medication you think works the best for you?
[box]Tylenol and Fentanyl. I also smoke marijuana which helps to alleviate the pain.[/box]
Question #6: Any comment or thoughts you would like to add for other UC’ers to read about…here is the place:
If you live in a state that has legalized marijuana for medical purposes, I would try some the edible choices.
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