Mayo visit was great, new doc is great, NO SCOPES needed because they are going to re-check the slides from my last one (THIS is smart medicine - don't run around in circles and have your patient re-take invasive tests - figure out another way, if there is one). I do have to do a few more tests but nothing too gnarly. A little more poop-collecting, a gastric emptying scan, some blood smears, etc. The doc is likely going to start treating me for Crohn's disease with a gut steroid (Entocort), and send me to the infectious disease department to get my stupid fevers under control (he thinks it's a chronic malaria infection). Not jumping for joy by any means, but at least it's something new to try, and the dude didn't look at me like I have three heads.
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