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About Fistula, Its Symptoms, medicine And Treatment

Jan 25th 2017 at 1:04 AM

An anal fistula is a tiny outlet that can develop between the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus. An anal fistula can cause bleeding and discharge when passing stools and can be painful to the person.An anal fistula can occur after a surgery to drain an anal abscess.In some cases, an anal fistula causes persistent drainage.

In other cases, where the outside of the channel opening closes, the result may be recurrent anal abscesses. The only cure for an anal fistula is surgery or fistula treatment.

What are the symptoms of fistula?

The following are the possible symptoms of fistula,

  • Pain which is normally constant, throbbing and bad when sitting down
  • Irritation in the skin around the anus, including swelling, redness and tenderness
  • Discharge of pus or blood
  • Constipation of pain associated with bowel movements
  • Fever

These are the common problems faced by a patient those who is suffering from fistula. Patients have to take fistula medicine to cure these problems. Patients those who are suffering from anal fistula first have to consult with a good doctor in order to predict the severeness of the disease. Before going to take any type of fistula treatment, a patient should check what type of fistula he/she is suffering from.

This is because of the reason that fistula may cause in different forms like anal fistula, intestinal fistula etc. So a patient should take correct treatment and fistula medicine for his/her problem. Otherwise, it will be harmful for the patient and may cause some side effects to the patient.

The best option for the patient will depend on the position of their fistula and whether it's a single channel or branches off in different directions.Sometimes you may need to have an initial examination of the area under general anaesthetic  where the patient falls asleep to help determine the best treatment.Surgery for an anal fistula is usually carried out under general anaesthetic. In many cases, it's not necessary to stay in hospital overnight afterwards.


The main aim of this surgery is to heal the fistula while avoiding damage to the sphincter muscles, the ring of muscles that open and close the anus, which could potentially result in loss of bowel control bowel incontinence. This type of treatment also helps patient to recover from the problem very quickly and easily.

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