My urologist, GI and GP think so. Welcome to my world! I had to wear a nephrostomy bag for a couple of months prior to my resect. Interesting enough, have not had near the problems since surgery except when my sed rate/inflamation gets too high.
Dx'd Jan'06, 1st Resection 7/06, Predinsone, Humira, Imuran, B12 injections, Nexium. Secondary conditions: Psorasis, Acne, Fatigue, Joint Pain, Lactose Intolerant, gallstones, fibroid cysts, peri-menopausal.