How many tests have to be done be4 surgery is the decided option

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hopestar
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   Posted 7/21/2008 6:43 PM (GMT -6)   
how many... before they throw n the towel and go ahead with a total colectomy? 1 more day until i see gastro specialist, waiting sucks

summerstorm
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   Posted 7/21/2008 9:06 PM (GMT -6)   
it depends on the person. Some people, like me, decide to quit with the tests and the meds without trying eveyrthing and just get the surgery. Other people like to exhaust every single option before thinkign about surgery. A Gi will talk to you about it anytime, but they wouldnt' suggest surgery if you had only been sick for a week or something.
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