Delayed diagnosis

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Sore Tum
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Date Joined Jun 2009
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   Posted 6/12/2009 1:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Is it normal for the docs to take their time reaching a definate diagnosis?
I've had ulcerative colitis, severe ulcerative proctitis and colitis written on different forms.
From what I've read it sounds like Crohn's colitis. The inflammation is isolated to my rectum, and the biopsy was returned as severe ulcerative proctitis, no granulomas, but cryptic abcesses. I do not suffer with diarrhoea and the bleeding is minimal, I do however have fistulas that are awaiting surgery (joy!).
My main sypmtoms are very urgent urgency, frequency, mucus and abdo pain and enough wind to inflate a hot air balloon, does this fit a crohn's diagnosis?
Any input would be ratefully received. Many Thanks.
30 year old, female.
Diagnosed with severe ulcerative proctitis, Mar 2009.
Currently taking, 800mg asacol TDS, 1g Pentasa supp at night, 30mg pred (tapering over one month)
Probiotics, zinc supplements, Cod liver oil.

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