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How can anal fistula be treated?

Apr 2017
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Hello m suffering from anal fistula please suggest
Mon, 4 Jun 2018 in Lump
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
different management guidelines as conservative or operative .

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear

Warm welcome to
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* There are different management guidelines for fistula depending upon the level
and symptoms ; which may be conservative management or surgery .

Kindly provide further details so that I can answer your query completely .

1. Current symptoms in details with duration .
2. If diagnosed by doctor as fistula , is it high level or low level , if you knows .

Awaiting for your response .

Regards .
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Follow-up: How can anal fistula be treated? 23 minutes later
Its smaller one just beside anal opening . I also have piles last time it was drainning 2 years befor for 7-8 days bt now it continuously drainning for one month
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 21 minutes later
Brief Answer:
require consulting with surgeon.primary guidelines provided .

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for the details .

* Draining fistula for one month duration require definite treatment .

* Recommended to consult expert surgeon for deciding level of fistula and
definite cure protocols .

* Primary guidelines till that period

- Sitz bath ( sitting in a tub filled with lukewarm water 5 minutes each , 3 times a
day and additionally after passing stool ) regularly .
- Keep the part clean with anti septic liquid , dry .
- Wear loose , clean , cotton inner wears .
- Get prescription of necessary antibiotic from your family doctor .
- Manage high fiber diet to have soft bowel evacuations .

Hope this will help you for sure .

Wishing you fine recovery .
Regards dear take care .
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Follow-up: How can anal fistula be treated? 2 hours later
Can u suggest cream and antibiotic ?
Answered by Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel 6 hours later
Brief Answer:
follow up .

Detailed Answer:
Welcome .

* Neomycin ointment works best in this condition .

* We recommend cephalosporin group of antibiotic (if no history of drug sensitivity)
which will require prescription with your doctor .

Regards .
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