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Old 09-21-2008, 09:20 AM   #1
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recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

Hi,

I've posted before, but I just had another complication. I had two sphincterotomies for a fissure in the last year and then developed an anal abscess at the surgical site. It was drained, and took 12 weeks to heal. Now its back!

Does anyone have experiences with recurrent abscesses? I don't know how it came back...I did EVERYTHING I could to keep it clean...

I am so distressed and worried I am never going to rid myself of my butt problems.

I am thinking of changing my surgeon, but I don't know if anyone has any other suggestions?

Thanks!

 
Old 09-24-2008, 03:41 AM   #2
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

Def chnage your surgeon, always get a second opinion. My fissure needed a skin graft

 
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Old 03-05-2009, 12:44 AM   #3
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

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Def chnage your surgeon, always get a second opinion. My fissure needed a skin graft
best to get it repaired,,,its due to fecal matter entering in new areas which cause the new abbsess to develope I have had issues with that for years and will be getting it repaired in 3 weeks

 
Old 03-05-2009, 02:06 AM   #4
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

Blimey, thanks for this thread as it has convinced me never to have my anal sphincter surgically cut.

I assume you have tried douching your colon after each defecation to keep it clean and are avoiding tearing your muscle again with the right diet?

At least you are not incontinent like some after this operation.

You have my sympathies.

 
Old 03-06-2009, 12:09 AM   #5
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Blimey, thanks for this thread as it has convinced me never to have my anal sphincter surgically cut.

I assume you have tried douching your colon after each defecation to keep it clean and are avoiding tearing your muscle again with the right diet?

At least you are not incontinent like some after this operation.

You have my sympathies.
I am facing my 11th operation now, where my colon is being removed or il end up with a stoma. I was fed up with my surgeons i actually did reserach myself on the internet and am now under a fantastic surgeon who has given me faith back. PM me if you wish to read my website

 
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

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I am facing my 11th operation now, where my colon is being removed or il end up with a stoma. I was fed up with my surgeons i actually did reserach myself on the internet and am now under a fantastic surgeon who has given me faith back. PM me if you wish to read my website
Wow 11 surgeries that is alot ...I wish you all the best. I myself have gone through only 1 colon surgery were they completley removed my large intestine( to much polyps) . I was suppose to come out with an ilieostomy but at the age of 22 I would have rather died then have the pouch so my doctor made a deal with me that if I went through surgery they would reconnect me, as the next step was colon cancer. So The deal was struck and 18 yrs later with the help of the wonder drug REMICADE I have been feeling amazing no pain..Remicade if you have not tried it I would advise you do.....it maybe expensive but you would not likely have to go under the knife again.

I did end up getting a fissure and abcess after the fact but the come and go within a few day. Cause now that my body has built up a immune to the REMICADE they have started me on HUMIRA...same medicine differance is humira is made from human protien while remicade is made from mouse protien but works better on Crohnes patients.

The reason I'm telling you about these drugs is I'm an extremely stubborn person...I refused to listen to the doctors when they told me I had to go through surgery....I fought with them for 2 yrs in that time I was so sick I was literally on my death bed (reason why the deal was struck) I knew they were going tocome up with something that will eventually help without havinhg to go through surgery...and trust me if you have not been on Remicade get your doctor to get you on it and see how fast you feel better and all the energy you get...not to mention no more surgeries. Here (Calagary, Canada) once someone is diagnosed with Crohnes they are immediatley put on remicade. To avoid future surgeries.

My specialist is involved and was involved in the research or Remicade so he is highly recognized.

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Old 03-10-2009, 02:35 AM   #7
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

i will def ask my surgeon about that as im facing an illestomy and im only 34 myself

 
Old 03-14-2009, 01:37 PM   #8
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

Oh jeez! If you are facing a permenant ileostomy and have not tried Remicade do that first! When I had my surgery Remicade wasn't out yet. My ileostomy is forever- no going back. I hope it will work for you!

 
Old 03-15-2009, 08:15 AM   #9
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

I would hope they are giving you a temporary one. there isn't any reason to get a permenant one, so quickly. I have had 7 surgeries one after another from abcess after my fissure surgeries. Do you have crohn's disease? that sound very similiar to me.

 
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Re: recurrent anal abscess after fissure surgery

With the treatments they have these days I would suggest to anyone who is facing a n iliostomy or colostomy NOT to go through it, unless of course you have colon cancer......go on remicade or Humira....unless of course your allergic to mouse protien or the human for of it.....believe me it's the best theing that has come forth in the past 20 yrs for crohnes.

I happen to have been my doctors worse case and no treatment would work for me.....once remicade was approved for treatment in humans I was there and have never looked back. Have been in remisson for 7 yrs now and the small intestine no signeds of crohnes.....

 
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