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Has Crohn's, developed a perirectal abscess. Taking flagyl. What is going on?

My daughter has Crohn s; she developed a perirectal abscess . It s difficult to determine the specific region; she currently living in Brazil. Regardless, she had an I&D twice in the last two months. She was receiving flagyl for a while. The wound in currently still draining. She will be assessed to determine whether this abscess in a fistula . To date, this is unknown. The larger concern is that her ALP and GGT are elevated; I do understand this can be related to bile duct complications. I m wondering if the antibiotic she was taking could have caused these readings to be elevated. A few years ago, she had elevated ALP and a liver biopsy came back negative; possibly a false negative?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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Thanks for the query.
Perirectal abscess is a common complication of crohn's.
you are taking correct medication.
however as the condition is severe injectable drugs may be required.

Sitz bath also gives good relief.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.
you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Wed, 3 Jul 2013
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