"... 54-year-old patient with long standing ulcerative colitis [italics mine] who experienced fever, diarrhoea and abdominal pain 2 week after receiving corticosteroids as a treatment for severe cluster headaches..."
"The patient made complete recovery following appropriate treatment with anti-parasitic drug. The researchers note that this patient's case underscores the need to exclude even rare parasitic infections that may mimic a flare-up of ulcerative colitis."
I guess it might be prudent not to give in to diagnosis so quickly. Of course, even if you're paranoid it might take good fortune (a blessing) for someone to find what needs to be fixed.
Another day, another article. We can still hope.
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 6/2006 at age 26 after sudden E.R. visit
~Pancolitis (Mild to Moderate)
~I had Mono in 2000
On Colazal 3x3/day; Folic Acid 1mg; Calcium/Magnesium/Zinc combo
In remission about 2-3 months after E.R. but not back to normal!
~Interested in finding a cure/making sense out of U.C. and philosophical and psychological aspects of UC and "Stress" and Personal Development issues with Chronic Illnesses.