Fissures: Botox vs Sphincterotomy

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krw135
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Date Joined Mar 2010
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   Posted 7/12/2010 11:45 AM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone had either of these for a fissure?  My GI has referred me over to a Colon and Rectal Surgeon because all the treatments he has tried for my fissure have failed.  He said the surgeon will want to try one of these methods.  I have been reading where the botox is more or less a "bandaid" and if thats the case, I would prefer to just go ahead with the surgery as I don't want to keep messing with this.  Any thoughts?
I am a 29 yo female, Dx with UC in 97, hospital stays monthly, tons of blood transfusion, bowel rest on TPN, prednisone, asacol, sulfa, imuran, VSP
99- multiple failed remicade treatments, more hospital stays
finally in 2001 had enough and had total colectomy (j-pouch) surgery, 1st step was good, then the reversal was not such a breeze, got peritinitis which was awful!!
the rest of 2001-2006 were amazing!
now having problems again- they are thinking Crohns.- have been on Humira with no luck

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