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Burning sensation due to Colitis. Please help

Burning sensation left sided pain with proctitis / colitis. What can I do ? What medicine should I ask for ?

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  • Brooke Abbott moderator
    12 months ago

    Hi Sophia,

    I too had left sided pain. I was dx w/ left sided ulcerative colitis. I used heat packs and warm topicals like tiger balm or topricin to ease the pain on my left side. I also slept on my right side, with pillows against my back to help ease the tension while I was sleeping. You definitely need to speak to an GI specializing in IBD about treatment options for your colitis.

    -Brooke Team Member

  • Pam.Kingsland moderator
    12 months ago

    Hi Sophia, thanks so much for reaching out to our community. It’s always best to discuss these symptoms with your doctor and discuss possible medications to help. I do hope, however, you’ll be able to find some answers and personal experiences from our community members. Please keep us updated on how you’re doing, if you can! Best, Pam (team member)

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