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A 27-year-old male asked:

Fistula surgery 5.6.17 fistula healed from top to the anal hole theres a small hole left else is closed up and looking good how long to fully heal?

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Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 29 years experience
Check With Doctor: The surgeon (or a nurse in the office) should be able to answer this. Generally, the doctor will want to see you for follow-up after most any surgery anyway. The surgeon knows what s/he had to do to correct the fistula and can best judge how long it should be until full healing occurs.

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Last updated Aug 9, 2017

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