Can skin infections cause problems with gastrointestinal fistula?

Not really. These two things are not really related. It would have to be something exceptionally rare.
Yes . If the skin infection is near or around the fistula site (an external open site connected to the bowel).

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Can parasitic infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

Yes, very rarely. A fistula is an abnormal communication between two areas of the body. Any inflammatory or traumatic event can cause a fistula. Though very rare, in theory a parasitic infection could cause this. Read more...

Can bacterial infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

Yes. For instance an infection in the wall of the colon triggered by diverticulitis can eat through the colon lining and cause a channel to form between the colon and a nearby structure like the bladder. This channel is called a fistula. In this example one symptom might be passing gas out your bladder (pneumoturia). Read more...
Yes. Bacteria can cause a fistula. Bacteria are felt to play a role in crohn's disease, which can result in fistula. Also, complications of infections such as diverticulitis can result in abscess and fistula formation. Read more...

Can viral infection cause gastrointestinal fistula?

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