I had a basic anal fistulotomy done in the beginning of October 2010. The area wasn't healing so in January 2011 I had the area cauterized. Since then it has still not healed! The surgeon who operated on it doesn't know why it's taking so long to heal. The area discharges thickish yellow goo constantly, so I place a gauze pad on top of the area so it doesn't get on my underwear. I change the gauze pad over 4 times a day. The area also bleeds a tiny bit occasionally. I rinse the area off once in the morning and once at night. I leave a gauze pad in when I go to sleep for the night. I started having 500mg more of Vitamin C each day. I also started having more protein per day. My other doctor says I am absorbing my nutrients well. I am a soon to be 22 year old male. I am at a good weight, I feel normal, and I am active. I have Celiac disease, and have been on a completely Gluten free diet since diagnosed nearly 3 years ago. My doctor says Celiac isn't why it's healing slowly. I haven't been diagnosed with Crohns disease, and have absolutely no symptoms of it. Why is it taking so gosh darn long for this thing to heal??? Please help me!!!Reply Follow This Thread Stop Following This Thread Flag this Discussion
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