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Can viral infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

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Dr. Kyle Cologne
Surgery - Colorectal
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In brief: No.

Viral infection cannot cause gastrointestinal fistula, or an abnormal connection between the intestine and another structure (e.
g. The skin). This is caused by surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, radiation, or a variety of other causes, but not from a virus.

In brief: No.

Viral infection cannot cause gastrointestinal fistula, or an abnormal connection between the intestine and another structure (e.
g. The skin). This is caused by surgery, inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, radiation, or a variety of other causes, but not from a virus.
Dr. Kyle Cologne
Dr. Kyle Cologne
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Very rare, not impos

This is very rare, but not impossible.
Any source of trauma or chronic inflammation can cause a gastrointestinal fistula.

In brief: Very rare, not impos

This is very rare, but not impossible.
Any source of trauma or chronic inflammation can cause a gastrointestinal fistula.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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