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About Anal Fistula

Anal Fistula is an abnormal connection between the anal canal and the perianal skin. Pristyn Care offers the latest minimally invasive laser technique to treat fistula. This process allows to treat anal fistula without pain and negligible 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 the laser treatment to treat anal fistula in Delhi.

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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
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

If you consult a doctor for anal fistula, the doctor asks your medical history and examines you physically. Some of them can be easily spotted while others might need closer examination. The doctor might use his finger to examine the fluid and oozing in that region. Better consult a rectum and colon specialist for such problems as you might have to go through X-Ray and colonoscopy.

Colonoscopy is the process where a doctor looks inside the bowels with the help of a tube with a camera attached at the end. This helps the doctor to diagnose the anal fistula.

Surgery

If you consult a doctor for anal fistula-in-ano, the doctor asks your medical history and examines you physically. Some of them can be easily spotted while others might need closer examination. The doctor might use his finger to examine the fluid and oozing in that region. Better consult a rectum and colon specialist for such problems as you might have to go through X-Ray and colonoscopy.

Colonoscopy is the process where a doctor looks inside the bowels with the help of a tube with a camera attached at the end. This helps the doctor to diagnose the anal fistula.

Fistula do not heal on their own and usually do not go away with medication. Therefore, surgery is important to treat fistula. Laser surgery for fistula is a minimally invasive procedure. The surgeon inserts the laser probe into the fistula tract, the laser destroys the fistula tissue and closes the tract. The treatment is almost painless and is a 30-40 minute procedure. Moreover, the period of recovery is also shorter than with conventional surgical procedures.

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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Assisted Surgery Experience

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 are the precautions before Fistula surgery?

Generally, when you discuss the problem with a fistula surgeon, he informs you about the precautions. The precautions include fasting after midnight before the surgery, having a bowel prep, complete stop on smoking and alcohol.

What are the post-surgery precautions to observe?

Post-surgery, you should refrain from lifting heavy weights until you heal properly. You should make sure not to have any spicy or oily food.

Can fistula be treated with medicines?

Once if you have an anal fistula, antibiotics or medicines alone will not cure it. You will need to have surgery to cure the fistula.

What is the difference between piles and anal fistula?

When there is constipation or difficulty in passing a stool, you tend to strain and stretch the sphincter muscles. This kind of straining can cause problems such as piles or anal fissures. Anal fistula is a passage between the outer skin of the anus to the anal canal or inner rectum with abnormal connection.

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.
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.

Advanced Laser Based Fistula Surgery in Delhi

At Pristyn Care, our proctologists in Delhi take charge of treating fistula within no time. Our surgeons are highly efficient and have more than 10 years of experience. We also offer free follow-up post-surgery along with free pick and drop cab services. Our medical specialists recommend laser techniques over the open methods of Anal Fistula treatments due to its benefits of faster relief and recovery. It is quick and painless. Patients can resume normal activities within 24 hours of surgery.

Seamless Surgical Experience at Pristyn Care, Delhi

Pristyn Care specializes in providing the best treatment for Fistula in Delhi. 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 seamless hassle-free experience. Our clinics are equipped with the state-of-the-art technology that ensures successful treatment to our patients.

Rceovery and after care of anal fistula

In most cases, anal fistula surguical 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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