No fistulas, structures, or for that matter, any disease outside the colon, flchurchlady. Good to hear what your GI says... Like I said, one of my GI consultants made it sound almost inevitable that it spreads. Actually, I was told of three of their "UC" patients they had who ended up with crohn's post surgery (thouhg they are reportedly still happy because their colons were chopped liver as opposed to mine which is bumbling along with mostly pain as an issue, but that is thanks to some pred dependence that I do need to end one way or the other).
Pancolitis ~20 years, once had a full med-free 10 year remission,
but flaring/simmering on and off for years, allergic to all 5ASAs
12.5ish mg pred,
100 mg Imuran TCM
Probiotics (PD, Cust.Probiot., Culturelle, VSL3, etc), DMSO,
Turmeric/circumin, boswellia, fish oil, many vits/minerals
Lower-carb version of Specific Carb Diet (SCD), Remicade