Davidson, NC
A 58-year-old male asked:

What is the best diet/supplements to cure an anal fistula? and what would be a reasonable time frame for this to happen (if it worked)?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
Get a real Rx: Dietary modifications may make for softer stool and more comfortable bowel movements, but this is not the mainstay of successful treatment. An anal fistula can be permanent if it's not surgically treated. I also trust that crohn's disease has been ruled out.
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Several! : Zinc would be most important! take as zinc gluconate 50 mg twice daily. I would also have you on ciprofloxin and metronidazole!
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