Has part of your colon ever just died?

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   Posted 12/11/2009 11:32 AM (GMT -6)   
After 9 days of high fevers, diahrea , some vomitting and two battery of test that all found nothing my GI called and says he thinks its crohns!! I have never flared like this i had very little pain in my diseased area...he wants to do a sigmoid and im scared might find my colon just ... Killed over!

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   Posted 12/11/2009 1:10 PM (GMT -6)   
I have heard of the colon dying in places, parts of it just sorta going to sleep, with Endometriosis, not so much with CD though.
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   Posted 12/12/2009 8:42 PM (GMT -6)   
My cousin's did.  she had her l. intestine romeved.  things moved along fine until they ented the LI and then everything stopped.  she is doing well now.

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   Posted 12/12/2009 8:55 PM (GMT -6)   
Maybe it just disappeared.
27m - Dx January 2005: UC/Crohn's
Humira, Entocort 9 mg, Asacol 4 x 3, Flagyl 250 mg x 3
Imuran failed

CD/UC story: I took Cipro. Then, I had diarrhea. It felt like my whole colon was burned. It eventually got extremely painful to even have a bowel movement when only one drop of blood was passed. I was diagnosed with c diff. Took Vancomycin and the blood stopped. Diarrhea persisted. Colonoscopy was done and CD/UC was found. Cipro, I hate you and the doctor who put me on it for an "ear infection."

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