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i was diagnosed with lymphocytic colitis 4 years ago and given entocort ec for treatment. will it ever go away for good or is it a lifelong illness?

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Unclear: The long term prognosis is not known in this rare condition. My hunch would be that yes, you will likely be on some form of treatment for the long run. But only your GI doctor can answer that question fully. Ask him or her on your next visit.
Answered on Jul 14, 2015
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