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Perianal Crohn’s Disease: Abscesses, Fissures, and Fistulas
Crohn’s patients often suffer from perianal disease. This disease causes fistulas, extremely painful abscesses, infections, anal fissures, and cuts. Symptoms of perianal disease A perianal abscess is a collection of pus on or in your rectum. In my case, it’s inside. An abscess can be filled with pus and infection, and can spontaneously appear, sometimes creating a visible
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Mary Horsley :Crohn's disease warrior, Navy veteran, communication and journalism graduate, cosmetologist and phlebotomist.
I am a fur mom of one dog, my child, Bilbo Baggins.
I enjoy sharing my journey with other invisible illness warriors through IBD News and also my personal blog. I live each day trying to find the positive because, for me, it could be worse. I hope you'll allow me to share my experiences and I happily accept any and all feedback, questions, and information. Thank you for reading my patient perspective!