I could probably have the next appointment within a day or two no problems. I have been sending the GI SMS texts with my anxiety! He saw me twice this past week just to make me feel reassured. But how can I be until it is done? The blood is driving me crazy even if it is just a little with each BM. The D is also unsual but I guess that can happen after prolonged antacid meds.
And yes, he does come and see me afterwards to tell me the news.
Diagnosis: Oct 07 - Non Specific Colitis (possible UC or Chrohn's but biopsy not confirmed by 2 seperate GI's) (Mild inflammation on Rectum, Plus some patchy inflammation on Right side of Colon). 2 small Piles also diagnosed but not clear whether they are bleeding or not.
Medication Still taking: 800mg Mesalazine (Asacol) 3 times a day appear to have stopped working.
Symptoms: Jun 08 - Bleeding returns with diarrhoea after taking meds for stomach ulcer. Sigmoidoscopy in June rules out rectal inflammation, Colonoscopy planned for August. (Doctor hinting it's Piles and IBS). No pain, no other symptoms.
Procedures: 2x Sigmoidoscopy result - all slight non specific inflammation non IBD. 1x Colonoscopy result - mild non specific inflammation on right hand side - IBD not confirmed. 1x OGD result - small ulcer. Barium MRI of stomach and small bowel result - all normal.
Post Edited (LondonRed) : 8/10/2008 3:52:09 PM (GMT-6)