Tag Archives: Anal Fistula

Lift Technique for Anal Fistula

The anal fistula is a tiny tunnel that occurs between the end of the bowel and the skin around the anus. They mostly occur due to an infection near anus causes collection of pus in the nearby tissues, which after draining away, leave a small channel behind. Anal fistulas may have some unpleasant symptoms, like skin irritation and discomfort and hardly go away on their own. Surgery is advised in… Read More »

Various treatments to cure Anal Fistula

Surgery is generally necessary to treat an anal fistula as very few heal by themselves. The decision is taken depending on the position of your fistula and whether it’s a single channel or branches off in different directions. Sometimes you go for an initial examination of the tract under general anesthetic to determine the best suitable treatment for you. Surgery for an anal fistula is usually carried out under general… Read More »

Video-Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment (VAAFT)

An anal fistula is a small tract which develops between the end of the bowel and the area near the rectum. It can cause bleeding and discharge while passing stools and can be painful. There are several treatment methods for anal fistula. VAAFT is one of the very effective treatments of fistula. Video Assisted Anal Fistula Treatment (VAAFT) Procedure Video-assisted anal fistula treatment (VAAFT) is a new and different noninvasive… Read More »

How does Anal Fistula affect quality life

What is a fistula and how does it affect the quality of life? Although fistula is not a life-threatening disease, it causes pain and discomfort in the affected area, that makes your daily activities difficult. Generally, fistula causes frequent pus, blood or stool secretion with a bad smell around the affected area. If you have a fistula problem, you won’t be able to sit or walk properly, perform other activities… Read More »

kshar sutra for Anal Fistula

Ayurveda has given a unique way of treating anal fistula. All types of fistula respond well to the Ksharsutra ligation procedure. The Ksharsutra is a type of medicated thread prepared by coating and recoating the thread 15 to 21 times with different medicines of plant origin. Ksharsutra does the work of cutting, curetting, draining, and cleaning the fistulous channel, and thus help in the healing of the track/ wound. The… Read More »

Types of Anal Fistula

An anal fistula is a small tunnel that occurs between the end of the bowel and the skin around the anus. They mostly occur due to an infection near anus causes collection of pus in the nearby tissues, which after draining away, leave a small channel behind. Anal fistulas may have some unpleasant symptoms, like skin irritation and discomfort and hardly go away on their own. Treatment is generally required… Read More »

Risks Associated with Fistulotomy Surgery

An anal fistula is very painful and uncomfortable and you can’t wish away this problem, nor can you cure it with antibiotics. The only thing effective is a surgical treatment to mend your anorectal tissue with an aim to close the fistula tract. There is some risk associated with anal fistula surgery that must be considered before the surgery. You must consider all treatment options available and choose the one… Read More »

Laser treatment for Anal Fistula

An anal fistula is a small channel that is found between the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus. It occurs as a result of a previous or current anal abscess. Fistula has a tract of two openings – Internal opening into the anal canal and External opening by the skin of the buttocks. If the anal fistula is not cured on time, it may cause a… Read More »

How is an anal fistula diagnosed?

An anal fistula is a health condition involving the presence of fistula in the anal or rectal area that can be diagnosed based on the presenting symptoms and physical findings. There are also several diagnostic tests that can be used to confirm the location of fistula and guide treatment decisions. Physical Examination A physical examination involves an examination of the anus and surrounding area to find the signs of a… Read More »