Subtotal colectomy isn't often done for UC, so you may not find many here who have had that procedure. Most surgeons do total colectomy for UC. Do you have a colostomy or ileostomy? If so, you may find help also on the ostomy board here at HealingWell.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroid therapy.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
Co-Moderator UC Forum
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