kind of I dont know... weird question

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   Posted 9/14/2008 6:47 AM (GMT -6)   
 ooooooooo yeah not sure how to put this so I will just come out with it.
I have this little spot, like a skin tag or pimple that keeps coming back.....    Okay I have two...  One on my butt and the other on my who-who...........     They bleed a lot....    When I wipe sometimes the skin peels off and it really bleeds bad....
Could this be Chrons related?   I HOPE it is not an STD, nono I am just not sure what to think.  
I googled fistulas online....    I guess it sorta looks like that.     
What does a fistual look like exactly...   Can anybody out there give me a description of what the start of  one might look like????
28 Yrs
Newly diagnosed with Crohns

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   Posted 9/14/2008 7:33 AM (GMT -6)   
A fistula looks like a hole and usually will have pus coming out of it. I was able to keep mine clean so most of the time it was literally just a black hole about .. as big as those two periods. No blood by the way. I don't know if they look different otherwise though. I don't really have much experience besides that one.
20 years old, Diagnosed with severe Crohn's and colitis in May of 2008.
Currently taking:
Prednisone, pentasa, alinia, bentyl, prilosec, tandem plus, and the occasional ultracet
Surgery for ectopic pregnancy(very possibly due to Crohn's inflammation) in July of 2008.
Due to start Imuran September 17 depending on blood results.

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   Posted 9/14/2008 10:44 AM (GMT -6)   
Curly--yes, this could be from fitula, peri anal or perivaginal activity. Good idea to have doc take a look to make sure not STD but most likely crohns. I have a lot of what you describe. They come and go.
23 years with moderate Crohn's/colitis; fistulizing crohn's; pentasa, just started humira

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   Posted 9/15/2008 2:30 AM (GMT -6)   
could be one. grows over rubs off starts to bleed or leak, then dries up recovers and then starts again

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   Posted 9/15/2008 11:20 AM (GMT -6)   
They could be little abcesses, I'd be getting those checked out right away though.

My bum is broken....there's a big crack down the middle of it! LOL :)

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