I have a fistula remaining from having an abscess drained and the surgeon said it takes people with Crohn's a very long time to heal down there. He said healing with surgery could take as long as having it heal on its own which helped me make the decision not to have surgery.
Bad flare May '06 resulted in CD diagnosis-symptoms for 10 yrs prior.
Asacol: 2400 mg/day
Prednisone: 5 mg/day
"Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain"