A member asked:

What are some natural remedies for slight mild ulcerative colitis flareups limited to rectum. im on asacol (mesalamine) hd 800 2t po tid?

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Dr. Thomas Rohde answered

Specializes in Anti-Aging Medicine

Probiotics: First, are you sure you have uc? You may have underlying food allergies triggering this as well. Use the a4m.Com "doc locator" function to find a local functional medicine physician to do further GI testing to evaluate. In the interim i suggest higher dose probiotics like "probiotic 225" from orthomolecular 1 pack daily for flares and florajen 1 daily for regular support and to prevent flares.

Answered 6/10/2014

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