You might want to get a second opinion. If your "bumps" are precancerous, they merit really close watching.
It the doc really told you that you will have to have your stomach removed, you def. need a new doctor. They remove the colon for cancer, uncontrolled UC or certain other colon diseases. They sometimes remove sections of the small intestine or stomach in people with Crohn's, but I've never heard of them removing the entire digestive tract.
And keep taking the Asacol. It has a preventive effect for colon cancer.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
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