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    LIFT procedure/advancement flap/Crohn's - head's a bit of a mess!

    Oh I’m so sorry this is happening! I honestly feel terrible for you. I can’t offer you any advice on this I’m just here to give you my support! I know just how down and at a loss you feel, I see it and you aren’t alone! ❤️
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    I’m into my second week of them and whilst they make you feel like crap it’s definitely gone down
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    I know! It seems to be the very first stages of an abscess, a small small lump under the skin that’s causing no pain
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    Ok thanks! The U.K. is a bit of a nightmare. I understand the drs are under pressure and the waiting list to see my actual cr is long so I don’t understand why they’re reluctant to give me antibiotics
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    When you say rounds.. do you mean weeks?
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    Good for you! I’m so glad you’ve put yourself out there! Well I went to the drs and they’ve given me another week of antibiotics, it seems to be something they don’t want to do. And I feelI’m going to have to push for them next week. I wish they were more informed about these kinds of things...
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    See to be honest I avoid drs like the plague. It’s like there’s a stubborn wants to be self sufficient little demon inside of me and i can’t believe this is my life. sorry to hear there’s no real improvement! Are you feeling any better within yourself? I know it was endless for you! I...
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    Oh my goodness hi! how are you? Tell me everything! What’s been going on? You were having such a terrible time when I had my last surgery! I’m still terrified of exams and I’ve been lucky to not be examined by a man but I fear it’s now run out.
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    Back again with another potential abscess

    Genuinely thought I wouldn’t be returning had an excellent year following fistula surgery, started to believe maybe it was just ‘bad luck’ as a consultant put it. That is until last week drifting off to sleep and I feel another little pea sized lump on the opposite side to my previous fistula...
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    Your symptoms, typical and unusual.

    Hello I’m new here and undiagnosed. I do however have a fistula and maybe another. I had surgery to partially lay one open and still have another lump which isn’t draining. ANYWAY.. the last few mornings I have been waking up with quite painful lower tummy cramps, painful enough to break me...
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    Perianal abscess

    Hi so I don’t really know where to start. I don’t have crohns, I’m so sorry for you all suffering. A couple of months ago I felt a lump, just under my vagina. I ignored it. This weekend it came back. It felt so large (probably wasn’t) it just hurt to do everything. So I had a hot shower and...
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