Nope. In fact, even the big one I had that did bother me from time to time I never had fixed. Finally, when I was at the worst of my flare, it
opened and drained one day. I was bleeding and hurting so much already, I didn't even notice when it happened, but later noticed it was gone.
Cheaper than surgery.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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