An anal fistula is a small channel that can develop between the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus. It is common among those who had the earlier anal abscess. An anal abscess is an infected cavity which is filled with pus . It is formed when anal abscess drained and not healed properly. It may cause bleeding or discharge while passing stools which may be more painful. If the anal fistula becomes severe, drainage may persist for a long time.
In general, 4 types of Anal Fistula are found which are as follows:-
There are several symptoms can be seen in case of anal fistula:-
The ignored fistula will keep making tunnels branching below the skin or in rectum leading to multiple communication. Ignored fistula patients may come with complains of stool and gas passing through fistula opening.
As per the availability and medical invention, Treatments techniques are divided into two categories like:-
1. Laser Surgery of Anal Fistula: In this technique, laser energy radial emitting user probe is inserted into the fistulous tract which destroys fistula epithelium and obliterates the rest of the fistula channel/ tract. Laser Techniques is preferred over the Open methods of Anal Fistula treatments due to:-
2. Traditional Methods: the method based on the cuts and suturing which can be painful and may take time to heal the problem. It generally includes:-
Treatments of Anal Fistula can be provided after analyzing the disease from the root. If you and your family member is suffering from the Anal Fistula, it is always recommended to Consult your nearest Fistula Surgeon in Gurgaon to treat Anal Fistula in an effective manner.
|SURGICAL (OPEN PROCEDURE)||NON SURGICAL (LASER)|
|Cuts and wounds||No Cuts and Wounds|
|Highly painful||Completely Painless|
|Diet Restrictions||No Diet restrictions|
|1 Month-2 Months rest||Resume your work from next day|
|Risk of infection is high||Reduced risk of infection|
|More bleeding due to cuts and stitches||Very less bleeding|
|Uncomfortable and time taking post-operative recovery||Easy and comfortable post-operative recovery|
|Low success rate||High success rate|