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Bleeding perianal fistula

09/10/2008

Question:

Is it normal for a perianal fustula with Seteon placement not only to continue to have pain and pus discharge but also blood? The blood only occurs sometimes and is not heavy.

Thank you.

Answer:

Yes. 

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Response by:

Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD Janice Frederick Rafferty, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief of Colorectal Surgery Division
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati