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   Posted 5/8/2009 10:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Thinking back to when I was diagnosed. I had surgery for hernia. I got a mesh patch put in, soon after I think I started having colon problems, wonder if there could be a link to infected mesh or something, I should google it, what you guys think ?

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   Posted 5/9/2009 7:07 AM (GMT -6)   
I don't think the majority of us have implanted devices but I wouldn't say it's definitely not at fault for your UC. I would google it but it seems pretty random, there probably won't be too much information out there. I hope you find some answers. turn
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   Posted 5/9/2009 9:02 AM (GMT -6)   
Were you on antibiotics before/during/after your surgery?
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