It's according to how many markers are left. You can have some markers left and it will be considered a normal study. I had all of them left after nine days.
Is this the only test they've done so far? If so, you'll probably need to do an anomanometry and defeocography as well. You want to make sure nothing is structually wrong before having the surgery, otherwise you could end up the same way after the surgery which is what happened to me.
A colectomy does not involve a bag...that's a colostomy. Of course things could go wrong during the surgery that would require you to possibly have a temporary bag.
Breast Cancer at 37; bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction.
Colon resection 2004; Sub-Total colectomy September 2007 for colonic inertia - didn't work.
Son (HLA B27 positive) diagnosed with Crohn's at 17 (now 21). Taking Asacol and 6MP with Prednisone and Rowasa added during flareups. Recently diagnosed with ankylosing spondylitis - now on Humira.
Husband HLA B27 postive with ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.