Not sure if its Ulcerative Colitis

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I just got back from the ER because i was having diarrhea nausea/vomiting, frequent urination and fever and the results are i have Colitis, so idk if its the same or a minor version of Ulcerative Colitis. Basically was told that they recommended that i get some treatment done, idk if surgery or just some treatment, since my Gallbladder is enlarged, and if it blocks some passage that ill get severe belly pains, and would like to know if anyone knows if this is some treatment or a surgery, since i only recall the doctor say something like serious surgery if it doesnt get done and it then blocks some passage itll really hurt and could probably die.

Only reason i didnt stay to have it done is, im uninsured and jobless so no money and only reason i could get the visit is my mom had to pay for the normal doctor visit that said they wouldnt bill us but highly recommended to go to the ER for the tests, so could only afford the visit and IV, blood work, and Ct scan. Hoping to try to get Medicaid to then get what ever it is done before it blocks that passage for the pain, but in the mean time would like to know what this "treatment" is.

I really dont want to call the ER to find out, as im socially inept, and normally just agree or pretend like i understand what they say or just outright forget, and with them saying they will write it all down but didnt i let it go thinking they did, so i might be "pressured" into the treatment even tho no insurance or cash to pay for it right now.

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    So did y have a colonoscopy and biopsies to diagnose UC

    Did you have bloody diarrhea

    Doesn't sound like UC to me, sounds more like gastroenteritis and I don't think that the tests you have had done would be conclusive enough to give you a diagnosis, as for them saying you need surgery I think you need to go and see a specialist in the field of gastroenterology

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      i had one done but it was years ago, and only saw redness in my thoat and colon, but im sure that was from needing to take miralax where i had a lot of diarrhea and vomiting from that, I dont have insurrance so i cant go and get another one now, to make sure, and if i do go back to the whatever treatment it'll be at another hospital and could get a second opinion beforehand, i just hope i can get on Medicaid, todo this in case the tests are true, expecially since past doctor visits, although a long time ago since i lost insurrance always said there was nothing wrong with me but constantly had pains and everything so im just glad something was found this time tbh gives hope i can get a fix and no longer have my pain

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