question about test and BM's now

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okiemom
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Date Joined Sep 2007
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   Posted 10/20/2007 8:08 PM (GMT -7)   
Okay,  I did not hear from the doc on Friday like I have already said.
 
the 3 weeks between the GI visit and my colon test I had my monthly time and got sick.  -  before that I had been having some formed BM's and some D  normally the D had a little mucus but hardly every blood.
 
then he put me on the meds at the GI visit, told me to take Imodium instead of fiber and I was sick and the other.
I had lots of D and blood and only a couple of formed BM's
 
Okay stay with me -
when I had the colon scope last week it showed to be all inflamed a raw. - that was Wednesday.  Thursday I was still sore and had D.
 
no blood -  then Friday a little less D well today I have had my normal 2 BM's in the morning ( I think I just dont wait long enough (( sorry so graphic but I want some good feed back for my call to GI Monday Morning) - then had small but formed BM's Friday night - 2 and one mid day that was not D but not formed
 
then today had the morning BM -  then kinda of an urgent one mid day - still not D but not formed  ( no blood or film of mucus)
 
then later this afternoon had a normal BM and one tonight
 
so I think that is about 5 or 6 and for the most part they are small but formed -
 
that is about what is what like before I got sick  -but on some days I would have blood or mucus -  ( that would happen when I would get myself stressed or eat fast food junk)
 
okay -  so when I talk to the GI Monday - should I not tell him this and ask how my scope showed to be so raw but I am not having blood and mucus and D.
 
I still just dont get this whole thing.
 
I know I was awake enough to understand him when he gave DH the picture and tell him that he was planning to start me on Remicade -  but would I first not want to explore more meds like I was talking to Sherry about and maybe up my dose of Lialda.
 
The was a new GI for me -  our second visit was the scope.
 
I dont want to be to passive but then I dont want to jump off the cliff head first.
 
SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
 
how should I approach the doctor when I call him Monday -  I even wonder if he thought my liver enzymes and colon was so bad why he did not call Friday -  ( I did call and he was in the office and was told they were open till 5 - but when I called at 4:30 I got their answering service)
 
sorry so long!!
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Started new GI 9-25-07
Lialda 2.4 in AM(started 9-26-07) canasa 1000mg  2xs per day(started 9-26-07)
Probiotics, calcium with Vitamin D, slow release Iron, Psyllium Husk Fiber. 


dakotagirl
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   Posted 10/22/2007 10:28 AM (GMT -7)   
Sorry I didn't see this sooner!

What did you end up saying when you called today?
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