So is it possible to have a colonoscopy done and they not see colitis?

I’m asking because I was just diagnosed in July which confirmed left side colitis, but I had a colonoscopy and 2 endoscopies done about 10 years ago when it was the height of my sickness and they said nothings wrong and sent me on my way. Sad I had to see 3 gastro doctors and took 36 years to get an answ

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catlin.m
Answered 1 year ago    reply

Happened to me but showed up on sigmoidoscopy


fulfilledprisoner86
Answered 1 year ago    reply

Science changes all the time.. 10 years ago they may not have the biopsy needed to confirm microscopic colitis like I have primarily with ulcers too...


panickylozenge66
Answered 1 year ago    reply

I believe so... I had one in 2011 and nothing. But before that in 2009 a surgeon came to me after a major op and said get my bowel checked as it was very inflamed.... previously to this 3 bouts of PSC and now in nov a diagnosis finally.... found it thru MRI and CT scan

prideful.tortoise99
Answered 1 year ago    reply

So glad you finally got answers

panickylozenge66
Answered 1 year ago    reply

I’m going to go back and see if they did a biopsy in 2011...I can’t remember.

panickylozenge66
Answered 1 year ago    reply

Rupe hope you find some answers


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