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Can skin infections cause problems with gastrointestinal fistula?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Not really.

These two things are not really related.
It would have to be something exceptionally rare.

In brief: Not really.

These two things are not really related.
It would have to be something exceptionally rare.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

If the skin infection is near or around the fistula site (an external open site connected to the bowel).

In brief: Yes

If the skin infection is near or around the fistula site (an external open site connected to the bowel).
Dr. Michael Tomeo
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