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Abscess

Abscess
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So an abscess is basically a collection of puss or bacteria, and in patients who have the fistulizing type of Crohn's disease with inflammation, essentially causes a burrowing type of a hole through their intestines. The bacteria from the digestive tract forms a collection and that can be very dangerous and may require antibiotics and even potentially surgery to drain that area.

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