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Pain, pus from anus. On antibiotic tablets. Surgery to remove fistula done. Treatment?

Hi Doctor , I have undergone fistula-in-ano surgery 6 months agao. I am using Antibatic tablets ...not applying any ointment on the sergery area as per doctor prescription...But I am not seeing any result so far...It is painful always and pus will come on continewsly.....Do I need to change any tablet or do I need to apply any ointment.How many days it will take to heal. Your suggestions will be greatful for me Thanks in advance.. Regards
Asked On : Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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  Anonymous's Response
Fistula-in-ano is treated surgically. No definitive medical therapy is available for this condition;
however, long-term antibiotic prophylaxis and infliximab may have a role in recurrent fistulas, as it takes longer to heal.
Sitz baths, analgesics, and stool-bulking agents (eg, bran, psyllium products) are used in follow-up care.
The life with a fistula can be normal if sepsis/infection is avoided.
Recurrence is common and can sometimes be very frustrating for both patient and surgeon. It is not unusual for some unfortunate patients to have to undergo many repeat examinations under anaesthetic and fistulotomies.

keep continue with ur medicines as advised by ur treating surgeon, and do take sits bath as mentioned earlier and get re-evaluated by ur surgeon.

It wouldbe much helpful to u if u mentioned ur procedure done for fistula in ano..


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Answered: Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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