3 months after fistulotomy, colonoscopy in 2 weeks.

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   Posted 1/16/2010 12:02 PM (GMT -6)   
So does anyone know if it is normal to still have pain, a bit of watered down blood and drainage, and sometimes a little bit of swelling 3 months after the fistulotomy?
Also how did others find the colonoscopy prep and procedure? I am kinda scared because my bum still isnt quite healed.sad

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   Posted 1/17/2010 10:07 AM (GMT -6)   
Don't have any answers for you, but wanted to bump up your post, so more could see it. Good luck!
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   Posted 1/17/2010 12:01 PM (GMT -6)   
I had a fistulotomy about 3 years ago.  It never really healed to be honest.  Had a lot of drainage and blood etc.  Then I was put on Remicade which was a miracle for me.  After the 3rd. infusion my fistula closed and thank god and has never re-opened.
With regards to the colonoscopy, the prep is not very pleasant but not the worst thing I have drank.  The colonoscopy itself is painless ( well in my case they put me to sleep).
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