It's likely she may want to do her own scope, rather than trust another's observations. Be sure to tell her about
the milk, because people with UC have a higher likelihood of lactose intolerance. She'll push on your belly and ask if it hurts, and ask you about
other illnesses you've had. Be sure to take a list of any medications you take regularly. Sometimes it's hard to remember things when you feel time pressure, such as in a doctor's office. So also take a list of the questions you want to have answered.
I'm glad you were able to get in quickly, MathGeek. Surgeons are indispensible for what they do, but sometimes when you go to see them, they're looking to see if you need surgery, and if not, they just drop you like a bad blind date.
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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