I have been too much of a chicken to get my colonoscopy completed, although it has been over 5 years since I had one last time, and I can blame that only on myself (no matter how many excuses I can come up with), but this experience was certainly a surprise and I would highly recommend any UCer who is overdue to get the scoping job taken care of so you can rest in peace.
I have never been in remission and struggle to get out and about without the occasional reluctant help of loparidamide(imodium) due to the ridiculously frequent BM’s. On the plus side I have no pain and for the last 18 months have rarely seen blood. I also remain positive regarding eventually getting into remission without an operation. UC is much more than disease, it is a way of life.
I have no symptoms from my Ulcerative Colitis. My name is Jo Ann. I am a 67 year old mother of 3 and a grandmother of 2 beautiful grandchildren. I am in complete remission of Ulcerated Colitis. I live in the sunny State of Florida. I moved here in January 2013. I was originally from Long island NY. I just recently retired. Jo Ann’s Remission… Read More »Excited About my New Normal which is “HEALTHY”
Hi the question I got as I am an anxious person & don’t like the idea of anesthetic as different doctors have said I may have mild colitis my question is: has anyone had a Virtual Colonoscopy instead of the traditional Colonoscopy as it seems less intimidating, would appreciate advice. Michael’s Colitis Like Symptoms: mild abdominal discomfort pain i say 1.5/10 not all the time… Read More »Virtual Colonoscopy
WOW, IT’S ALMOST BEEN a week since I got my colon probed (the full colonoscopy not a sigmoidoscopy) and I just received the “go ahead” email from my doctor to post the video I recorded (he’s talking in most of it, and I’m sure some doctors wouldn’t like being on YouTube, but not my gastro), thanks Dr. Stollman on that, and thanks for doing such… Read More »Colonoscopy Results Video – How Is The Colon Really Doing?