I am new on this forum and am really glad to stumble upon it a few months ago! It has been a godsend and absolutely reassuring to know that I am not alone.
Firstly, I have not been diagnosed with Crohn's nor do I know if I have an anal fistula, however, I had a massive perianal abscess (the doctors told me that it was the size of a tennis ball) a month or so ago and had it 'excavated' on the 27/Feb. The scar was healing fine (have been doing regular sitz baths), in fact it closed over nicely - until recently ...
I have been experiencing bouts of semi-constipation (and have been bleeding a bit from my anus (fresh red blood) - I do have haemorrhoids and passing motion does hurt from time to time) and have now noticed some rawness (it does leave a very small trace of blood on a piece of gauze that I have plastered over it), as well as a blister like structure on the scar . It does not feel as though I am having a recurrence of the abscess (no throbbing whatsoever), although I do feel some hardness around the area near the scar. Also, I do walk a lot and am wondering if that could have contributed to the rawness.
Anyway, this is freaking me out and I was wondering if anyone has any information, experience, advise or feedback about