My diagnosis of ulcerative colitis (UC) was super quick! My disease progressed rapidly, so after two weeks of symptoms getting worse at home, I went to A&E. I was diagnosed that day, following a colonoscopy, and admitted for IV hydrocortisone. I had emergency surgery to remove my colon less than a week later.
So, there I was, faced with the stoma, that I had never even heard of seven days earlier, thanks to a disease that I hadn’t heard of seven days earlier either.
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