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I have autoimmune pouchitis if i go back to a iealostomy will the pouchitis go away. I am afraid of taking imuran (azathioprine) or 6mp. ?

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In brief: You may feel better

Returning an ileostomy will reduce many symptoms.
Some symptoms may persist, depending on the cause of the pouchitis. Returning the ileostomy is recommended if you are not responding to the normal treatments and the symptoms are making your life difficult or impossible to live. Most patients tolerate Imuran (azathioprine) and 6mp well, so discuss fully with your physician.

In brief: You may feel better

Returning an ileostomy will reduce many symptoms.
Some symptoms may persist, depending on the cause of the pouchitis. Returning the ileostomy is recommended if you are not responding to the normal treatments and the symptoms are making your life difficult or impossible to live. Most patients tolerate Imuran (azathioprine) and 6mp well, so discuss fully with your physician.
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