A harsh pain in abdomen reminds many people of Crohn’s disease. An ulcerative colitis reminds more of the cramps in the region of abdomen. It causes a lot of discomfort. Patient describe it as a stabbing ache. It feels like the stomach is going to erupt being full of gases or food. It is hard to stimulate any bowel movement, however. When it comes to remission, the stomach ache is gone.