Has anyone tried either of these? I have a rectovaginal fistula, and my doctor has told me about IV cyclosporine, which requires a 5-7 day hospital stay, and has a 50 percent success rate. I've been taking Humira since May 09, and just added 6MP in January, but it takes 3 months to start working. I've had bad reactions to Flagyl and Cipro, so I won't be taking those again. I've also been thru Remicade and Cimzia, before Humira.
A surgeon has suggested Fibrin glue as a method to fill in the fistula, but I don't know much about it - whether it's temporary or permanent, how successful it is.
I would appreciate stories of anyone's experiences, or other information they may have. Thanks!
44 years old
Crohn's Disease 11 years, diagnosed as ulcerative colitis for 10 years previous to that
Emergency right hemicolectomy & appendectomy Feb 2007
SCD diet on & off for 7 years, restarted strict SCD 1 week ago
(read on HealingWell about people's success healing fistulas with SCD - encouraging!)
Humira & 6MP