Can ulcerative colitis cause back pain?

Yes. Some time back pain is the first sign of ulcerative colitis which it is auto immune disease could effect the joint between the vertebra..
It sure can. Organs are controlled by nerve fibers that come from the spinal cord. When the organs are having problems, there are (in essence) "feed-back signals" sent back through the nerve fibers which can muscle tightness and pain in the muscles along the spine. In medical parlance, we call this a viscero-somatic reflex. Dos find this very useful in diagnosing lots of stuff.

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Newly diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. Is it normal to have stomach and back pain all day every day?

Unusual . See your doctor need examination for uc complications. Having : stomach and backpain all day every day' is unusual, may not be due to your uc. Your stomach problem may be due to your new medication, and in addition you may have back problem. Read more...
Yes . Ulcerative colitis can be very debilitating and daily symptoms can occur. There are no current cures fot uc, but there are therapies that can reduce the symptoms and at times bring long-term remission. Read more...

I have ulcerative colitis and now have a cdiff infection. Can Flagyl cause the pain I'm having in my legs and back?

Difficult to say. Flagyl can cause a peripheral neuropathy and skin sensation alterations...But its difficult to tell exactly in this brief discussion what the type of leg pains your having. Back pain is much less likely to be caused by the medication. Cdiff makes 2 toxins..A and b. These toxins among other things causes colonic distention. I'm wondering if this isn't what your feeling in your back. Read more...

Can ulcerative colitis also cause constipation?

Short answer? Yes. If you have further questions that you would like to ask either in a live virtual consult or by way of inbox consultation please write me at WWW. Healthtap.com/DRSAGHAFI . Read more...

Can pan ulcerative colitis be caused by c.diff?

Terminology. Ulcerative colitis is different from colitis caused by C diff. The etiology of ulcerative colitis is not know. Both diseases can affect the whole colon and cause ulcers, however the cause and treatment for the two are different. Read more...

Can taking Accutane cause ulcerative colitis or chron's in offspring?

Yes. Accutane used in treatment of acne known to cause inflmatory bowel diseases ( ulcerative colitis, crohn's disease ) which is permanent, this drug is to be given under the supervision of dermatologist , no more than a month supply at each time. Read more...
No. There were previous studies showing a questionable link between these conditions, but they were all small and questionable, leaving the question very open. However, a very large study reported in 2013 involving 45, 000 women shows no link between Accutane and ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease. No study has ever reported ulcerative colitis or crohn's in offspring. Read more...