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What happens if you don't get fistula repaired?

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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 43 years experience
Symptoms can get: Worse and an otherwise simple fistula, easy to repair, can develop into a more complex fistula, much more difficult to repair and associated with a poorer success rate. Best to make the time to determine the reason for the fistula, correct that, and if necessary have your fistula repaired before it becomes more problematic.

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