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Anal Fistula

Anal fistula refers to a narrow channel that forms an abnormal communication between the anus and the skin surrounding it. It forms as a result of recurrent anal abscesses or infections, resulting in the collection of a large amount of pus, which when drains out, leaves behind a fistula.

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My sister faced the problem of piles five years back, and now she has small flesh in the anal region. Is it an anal fistula?

Query: Hello doctor,My sister faced the problem of piles five years back, which got resolved with a good diet and medications. But she has a small flesh in the anal region, maybe an anal fistula. It does not generally cause pain except at the time of her period. Also, the flesh does not create any problems...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to A flash bulge at the anal verse indicates piles or sentinel tags. In the case of a fistula, fluids ooze with irritation; however, in the case of tissue in the anus region, there is pain and burning after defecation. Therefore, the line of treatment depends on the con...  Read Full »

What medications can I take to cure the chronic suppuration from a fistula?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had a complex anal fistula for the past year, for which I underwent surgical treatment six months back, but the surgery failed. I have taken the syrup Silicea for 20 days, along with Natrum Muriaticum, Nitricum Acidum, and Myristica, but I always have chronic suppuration. I wo...  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Usually chronic conditions take a longer time to heal. It is very difficult to say if it will be cured in 20 days. Homeopathy definitely has the power to cure such conditions. If your physical symptoms gradually improve and you feel mentally ...  Read Full »

What ayurvedic medicines can help cure boils around my buttock area?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 32-year-old man. I have been suffering from recurrent boils and folliculitis on and around my butt area for two months. It comes and goes. Sometimes, it lasts for three days and sometimes seven days, but never more than that. This time I got one on my hipline and it lasted for a...  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There are small boils around the anal area, and recurrent formation, and inflammation mostly occur in the anal fistula. But it needs physical examination to know the exact diagnosis. Prolonged sitting, driving two-wheelers, and chronic constipation as these are the ca...  Read Full »

Can taking Ayurvedic medicines for anal fistula cause loose stools?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently taking ayurvedic medicines for anal fistula. I am taking Gulgulu Panchapalam tablet, Shallaki tablet, Step tablet and Gulguluthiktham liquid with Nimbadi liquid thrice a day. My doubt is can it cause loose stools? I have soft unformed stools and loose stools. Please rep...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. The medicines you are taking for your problem are very good for anal fistulaand has very good results in healing a fistula. As far as your problem is concerned, any of above-mentioned medicines do not have any known side effects but sometimes ...  Read Full »

There is an anal fistula with release of pus. What ayurvedic medicine should I take?

Query: Hello doctor,I have had fistula two years ago. It healed without surgery, but now it has again developed with the release of pus. I am taking ayurvedic tablets.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to An anorectal fistula is an abnormal channel from the anus or rectum usually to the skin near the anus. A fistula may be painful and discharge pus. We can determine its direction by inserting the probe. Sometimes it is healed with proper medications and changed lif...  Read Full »

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