I have just had a phone call from my doctor saying that my blood results have come back and it shows i have a possible bowel infection and i need to send in a stool sample .... What does this mean? Is this serious?
He says if it's not an infection it could just be chronic inflammation. I have been flaring since christmas, initially had loose stools, now in the last week i have been more constipated, but still LOADS of blood and mucus, and left sided pain.
Can anybody help i am so worried
Ulcerative colitis for around 15 years untreated (Im am 28 years old now)
Asacol tablets and enemas,Steroids, Pentasa, Mezavant, Sulphazine, 6MP to name a few do not work for me. I do not want to try remicade. Possible surgery in the future.
I am on no meds, now looking into probiotics, turmeric Vitamin E enemas and fecel transplantation. Getting food allergy tested 23.1.10
In a bad flare since Christmas, which I need to get under control fast as it is taking over my life.
My biggest concern BOWEL CANCER :O(