Lori, I'm so glad you went in. If you hadn't, you'd probably be much sicker than you are today. Hope you don't have to stay too long.
And since your considering surgery, go ahead and ask for a consult with a colorectal surgeon. Then you'll have all the information you need to make an informed decision as to what you want to do.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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