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Fistula leaking

Hello people,

Does more inflammation/active Crohns means more leaking?

I have no official diagnosis but had an perianal abscess almost a year ago and despite the fact that doctors said it healed and closed, there's now a small hole, it's sometimes leaking but now it got really worse.

How does this work?


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I don't know if more leaking is associated with Crohn's disease but I would let a doctor know what is going on.
I agree you should be telling the doctor about this. Make sure to watch out for red and tender, or hot to the touch areas as these could be signs of infection. Also, if the discharge changes to an odd color or smells bad, see a doctor right away.