Perianal Disease Manifestations with Crohn’s Disease and IBD

Perianal Disease Manifestations with Crohn’s Disease and IBD
Perianal Disease with Crohn's Disease and IBD With inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease often causes perianal complications such as fistulas, fissures, and abscessesCrohn's disease can manifest anywhere in the body, from mouth to rectum, top to bottom. Since I am experiencing my second possible perianal abscess, the topic seems fitting to write about. Crohn's disease patients often have to worry about their rectal area, with perianal manifestations sometimes being one of the first issues experienced by IBD patients. Perianal disease is not a type of Crohn's, but it is a problem commonly dealt with by Crohn's patients. Perianal disease targets the anal region and can lead to complications inside the rectal cavity. Symptoms include bleeding, pain, incontinence, infection, abscesses, fistulas, tunnels in the anal canal needing surgical intervention, tears in the rectum, and fissures. Perianal disease can also include hemorrhoids or strictures, leading to urgency and tenesmus. Fissures caused by the disease can be painful or can go unnoticed. They can
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