Getting close to 3 years NED (end of this year.) I've been doing great. I go through spells with frequency when I try and be healthier. I fell off the wagon with a super healthy diet for a while and then when I move back to a high fiber diet I get a lot of frequency and recently had a few boughts of frequency that led to rectal pain. The bowel movements have returned to normal in frequency etc, but the dull rectal pain has been pretty bad for a few days. I used some hemorrhoid cream which helped but this morning it hurts again after a harder stool. I had it checked when I had this issue about 6 months ago and everything was fine. I am due a colonoscopy in 3 months but debating if I should get this checked out now or just wait. My gut is thinking it is hemorrhoids and inflammation at the scar tissue, but still always worried about these things. No blood or anything.
Anyone have similar things with their jpouch years in? Thanks!
M 35 yr
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