A 39-year-old male asked:

Could i play soccer still and have the anal fistula or should i wait to be treated?

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Dr. Allen Kamrava
Colon and Rectal Surgery 17 years experience
Yes: Play soccer and live your life. Fistulas can take a long time to treat successfully. You must live and enjoy life during this time.
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