quote:Don't be embarrassed about going to the surgeon! I'm sure they have patients like you all the time. If your whole colon is not affected, I'm not sure I'd get rid of it but see what they saw, as I'm no surgeon!
My entire colon was not affected; only a patch in the rectum about the size of a quarter. That small area put me in a severe flare for over 2 years. Don't underestimate the misery one can have from limited patches of UC.