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A fistula develops anywhere between an intestine and the skin, or the vagina and the rectum, making an abnormal passage, connecting two organs or vessels that do not usually connect. Although, the most common occurrence of a fistula is around the anus.
The anus is a medium through which faeces are expelled from the body. Within the anus are a number of small glands that produce mucus. Occasionally, these glands get clogged and become infected, leading to an abscess. And about half of these abscesses may develop into a fistula.
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No. Generally it requires surgery.
It will come back if one uses Medicines or Desi Or Ayurvedic or homeopathic medicines.
With time , the infection tends to spread inside with multiple branching leading to severe & complicated Fistula which are difficult to treat with higher failure rates.
So get it treated as soon as possible.
Simple Low Lying Fistula have very good healing & almost 95 to 100 % success rates.
High , Complex or Complicated fistulas have higher recurrence rates due to presence of multiple tracts , Long length & proximity to vital structures.
However meticulous planning, Accurate Preoperative imaging & good surgeon experience can guide proper treatment & hence better success rates.
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