I am 32, never had much in the way of UC symptoms before October last year. It started with vile smelling gas, a migraine and an episode of loose stools. I then started getting weird tugging tummy type cramps. That went then I had diarrhoea. For four of these days the diarrhoea turned completely bloody but returned to normal colour afterwards. After 3 weeks it went of its own accord with no antibiotics. Would this be considered a first flare up?