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What is anal fistula?

An anal fistula is an abnormal connection between the anal canal and the perianal skin. Pristyn Care offers the latest minimally invasive laser technology to treat fistula. This process allows treating anal fistula without pain and nominal recurrence rate.

Traditional techniques to treat fistula are extremely painful and cause a lot of discomfort to the patients because of the constant anal discharge. Therefore, people look for laser treatment to treat anal fistula in Agra.

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Overview

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Names of anal fistula in different languages:
  • Anal fistula in Hindi - भगन्दर
  • Anal fistula in Tamil - குத ஃபிஸ்துலாக்களு
  • Anal fistula in Telugu - ఆనల్ ఫిస్టులా
  • Anal fistula in Marathi गुदद्वारासंबंधीचा फिस्टुला
  • Anal fistula in Bengali - মলদ্বারের ফিস্টুলা
Types of anal fistula:
  • Intersphincteric fistula
  • Transsphincteric fistula
  • Suprasphincteric fistula
  • Extrasphincteric fistula
Risk factors of anal fistula:
  • Trauma to the anal tissues
  • Previous history of anal fistula or anal abscess
  • Crohn's disease
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Anal infections including HIV and tuberculosis
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  • All insurances covered
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Why Pristyn Care?
  • Private room for patients with attendant stay & meals
  • USFDA approved fistula treatment
  • Insurance covers the treatment
  • Free cab pickup & drop facility
  • Free follow ups post surgery
Home remedies for anal fissure:
  • Take sitz baths
  • Add fiber to your diet
  • Take stool softeners
  • Avoid straining during bowel movements
  • Drink adequate fluids
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Treatment

Diagnosis

Doctors usually diagnose an anal fistula by examining the area around the anus. To determine the depth and direction of the fistula tract, the doctor can produce drainage from the external opening. If fistula is not visible on skin surface, additional tests like Anoscopy is done. In this test a special instrument is used to see inside your rectum and anus. To better define the Fistula, the doctor may order an MRI or Ultrasound as well.

Procedure

For fistula treatment there are numerous best physicians available in Agra. Techniques of treatment are basically divided into two categories:

Laser Surgery of Anal Fistula: In this type of technique, laser energy radial emits the user probe which is inserted into the fistulous tract and this light directly destroys the fistula epithelium and also destroys the rest of the channel/ tract of fistula. Laser techniques are favorable over the open methods of Anal Fistula treatments due to various reasons which are mentioned below.

Quick relief and fast recovery,Patient can start normal activities within 24 hours,Quick and painless treatment,There is no need for repeated doctor visits,There is no requirement of daily dressings,This can be done in all age groups with a minimal involved risk

A patient can undergo laser surgery in order to find symptomatic relief from fistula. Laser surgery for fistula in Agra is very easy to achieve and is considered to be one of the modern treatments.

Traditional Methods: This method is based upon the cuts and suturing which can be really painful and also may take time to heal the problem. These methods generally include the surgical procedures which are highly painful and possess chances for recurrence of the disease.

In Our Doctor's Word

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Dr. Sajeet Nayar

MBBS, MS - General Surgery

19 Years Experience

"Fistula, in general is very painful. You suffer a constant pain, irritation and smelly discharge around your anus. With time, not only your bowel movements but simple activities like sitting/ walking becomes difficult too. These days, I see not old but equally many men in middle and younger ages with similar symptoms. This is happening precisely because of today's inactive lifestyle, increasing dependence on junk food, stress and long sitting hours. The trend is dangerous. I highly encourage you have balanced, home cooked meal and walk at least thirty [30] minutes everyday. But, if a fistula has already formed, do not trust just home remedies/ OTC care. Meet a proctologist and seek proper guidance before it turns severe or risks forming infection or other anorectal diseases. Also, remember that while exercise and yoga can help in its prevention in the anorectal diseases, they will not help once the fistula has already formed. Infact, any excess movement/ or exercise during this time can cause friction, rupture, infection and way more pain than bearable. So, in my opinion, seek a proper medical attention at the earliest and let your doctor decide the best course of action."

Why Pristyn Care?

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Pristyn Care is COVID-19 safe

Your safety is taken care of by thermal screening, social distancing, sanitized clinics and hospital rooms, sterilized surgical equipment and mandatory PPE kits during surgery.

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A dedicated Care Coordinator assists you throughout the surgery journey from insurance paperwork, to free commute from home to hospital & back and admission-discharge process at the hospital.

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Medical Expertise With Technology

Our surgeons spend a lot of time with you to diagnose your condition. You are assisted in all pre-surgery medical diagnostics. We offer advanced laser and laparoscopic surgical treatment. Our procedures are USFDA approved.

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Post Surgery Care

We offer free follow-up consultations and instructions including dietary tips as well as exercises to every patient to ensure they have a smooth recovery to their daily routines.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of fistula surgery in Agra?

In Agra, the cost of fistula surgery ranges between Rs. 35,000 to Rs. 42,000. This is not the same for every individual and is subject to change based on various factors.

When to see a doctor for a fistula?

Fistula is a disease that won’t heal on its own. Hence, you should see a doctor as soon as you notice symptoms like blood or pus discharge, pain in anal region, skin maceration, etc. You can connect with Pristyn Care doctors in Agra and discuss your problem with them.

Which doctor should I consult for fistula? 

Fistula is an anorectal disease, hence, it will be best to consult with a proctologist or general surgeon in Agra as they will be able to provide you with most suitable treatment options.

What does Pristyn Care offer for fistula treatment?

Pristyn Care provides standard services to the patients seeking fistula treatment, such as, a dedicated care-buddy, discount on diagnostic tests, a single deluxe room for hospital stay, free post-surgery follow-ups, and an assisted surgical experience.

What is the success rate of fistula treatment with Pristyn Care?

The success rate of fistula treatment depends on several factors, such as severity of the disease, associated risks, experience of the surgeon, etc. At Pristyn Care, our doctors account all the factors and carefully perform the surgery with a success rate of more than 90%.

Can I consult with Pristyn Care doctors online in Agra?

Yes. Pristyn Care provides online consultation service in Agra where patients can virtually interact with the doctors and discuss their problems to find the most appropriate treatment option for the disease.

Does Pristyn Care doctors provide post-surgery tips?

Yes. After a patient undergoes surgery, it is crucial that he/she knows what to expect during the recovery phase. Hence, Pristyn Care doctors provide proper post-surgery tips that allow the patients to recover quickly and smoothly.

How can I follow-up with the doctor after surgery? 

Before discharge, Pristyn Care doctors provide a complete recovery plan to the patients. However, if the patient wants a follow-up, he/she can connect with the medical coordinator and they will schedule an appointment with the doctor without additional charges. Then you can discuss and resolve your doubts and concerns properly.

How to care for the fistula surgical wound?
  • You can apply ice multiple times a day for 10-20 minutes.
  • Soak your anus in warm water for 15-20 minutes everyday.
  • When you sit on the toilet seat, support your feet with a step stool.
  • Place a gauze or maxi pad to absorb the drainage from your anal fistula.
Which is the best exercise for anal fistula?

You should engage yourself in moderate physical activities such as walking, if you have been diagnosed with anal fistula. You should not engage in strenuous physical activities but you should also not go sedentary. Light physical activities promote healthy bowel movements and facilitate blood flow to the organ.

Are antibiotics for perianal fistula effective?

Antibiotics play a significant role in case of managing pain in anal fistula, its healing and recovery of any anoirectal disease, including anal fissure. But, antibiotics do not work as a permanent cure. So, before resorting to antibiotics, you should have a word with your anorectal surgeon.

Can anal fistula or fistula abscess recur?

According to medical reports, more than 50 percent of anal fistulas may recur or re-presnet as a new fistula.Fistulas have a potential of recurring despite proper treatment. However, the recurrence rate is dependent on the surgical technique followed for the treatment. In case there arises any symptoms that indicate the recurrence of anal fistula, you should consult an anirectal surgeon/ proctologist/ or a colorectal surgeon for diagnossis and treatment.

What is the success rate of anal fistula surgery?

Open surgery for anal fistula, also known as fistulotomy, is one of the most commonly performed surgeries for anal fistula, the success rate of which rages anywhere between 87 to 94 percent. The success rate of laser suregry for anal fistula is even higher and can go up to as high as 95 to 99 percent. Laser surgery is the safest, highly advanced, and most effective treatment approach for anal fistula.

Pristyn Care provides convenient fistula treatment

Pristyn Care specializes in providing the best treatment for Fistula at an affordable cost. With our own team of doctors in Agra and other cities, we strive to provide a seamless surgical experience to our patients. Our entire process from admission to discharge process as well as world-class infrastructure ensures a hassle-free experience. Our devoted and knowledgeable staff is always available to answer your questions and assist you in any way that we can. Our clinics are equipped with the latest technology which ensures successful surgeries to our patients.

Recovery and after care of anal fistula

In most cases, anal fistula surgical sites heal within 5-6 weeks time. The recovery in case of anal fistula is not very complicated if the person follows the advices and recovery tips shared by the anorectal surgeon. You can follow the self-care tips after anal fistula surgery for a seamless recovery:

  • Keep the surgical wound clean. Wash the area, pat it dry several times a day. Do not let discharge accumulate in the area.
  • If the area pains, consult with a doctor and take medicines. Do not touch the skin. You can also take over-the-counter pills such as painkillers and ibuprofen.
  • Change the dressing of the wound at regular intervals. In case there is pus discharge from the site, be extremely gentle while changing teh dressing.
  • Indulge in light physical activities. Don’t go sedentary. Gentle exercises will help the wound heal faster.
  • Do not indulge in anal sex until the surgical site is completely healed.

What is the recovery timeline after laser surgery for anal fistula?

The recovery timeline after anal fistula laser surgery is not the same for every patient. Most patients recover within 2-3 months but the complete recovery may take anywhere between 1 month to 45 days.

Recovery after 1 month of anal fistula laser surgery

The patient needs to follow the recovery tips and recommendations by the doctor for at least one month after the laser surgery for anal fistula. It is advisable that the patient refrains from doing anything that puts strain on the surgical site. The patient should not eat anything too oily and spicy and consume only fiber-rich food. Diet is a very significant factor that determines the recovery after surgical treatment. The patient should take sitz baths at least 2-3 times a day to keep the surgical area free of any infection and take regular sitz baths.

Recovery after 2 months of laser surgery for anal fistula

After 2 months, the pain from the surgical site will subside. The patient would experience much relief from the pain in and around the wound. But the scars might take some more time to disappear. The patient might get back to normal work life without any major complications and also resume normal dietary habits.

Recovery after 3 months of surgery for anal fistula

After 3 months, the patient would be free from all post-surgery discomfort. There would be no scars at the surgical site and the wound would be healed completely too.

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  • Akash jadon

    Treatment: Anal Fistula

    5/5

    Excellent services by the Pristyn Care team and a good job done by Dr. Shavez khan. He's so experienced, in my whole surgery, I didn't feel a single pinch of pain. Thanks so much, Dr. Shavez khan, and Thanks to Bhavna Gupta for your personal coordination in helping me with each n every step. Thanks, Pristyn Care team.

    City: Agra 9 months ago
  • akash

    Treatment: Anal Fistula

    5/5

    My name is Akash Jadon. I am 27 years old from Gwalior. I have been suffering from Anal fistula from Last 4 years. I took many types of medicines but it worked only for a few months then again pain started. Then I heard about Pristyn Care and I booked my appointment without any query. Dr. Shavez Khan was appointed for my laser surgery. He's a very experienced doctor. He did my surgery and I didn't feel a single pinch of pain in my whole surgery. I would request to you all, if you are facing any type of these problems, please visit Pristyn Care without any delay. Thanks, Dr. Shavez Khan, and thanks Pristyn Care team.

    City: Agra 9 months ago
  • Pawan Sikarwar

    Treatment: Anal Fistula

    5/5

    Nice experience with Pristyn Care, they provide proper follow-ups from admission to discharge, anytime consultant with doctors, no worries about admission formalities, they also provide free pick n drop service, overall good experience.

    City: Agra 1 year ago
  • Arun Sharma

    Treatment: Anal Fistula

    5/5

    Best coordinator and great doctor. Dr Shavez khan very humble person

    City: Agra 1 year ago

Remarkable Personal Care Services. Pristyn Care is the best in laser treatment for Fistula.

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