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Anal Fistula Pus
I am getting recurrent uti's and using antibiotics each time. I have anal fistula, it discharges pus. Am i getting uti's due to fistula discharge?
Yes to uti: The discharging anal fistula, in a female will colonize the genital area. This will be the source of bacteria ( commonly e-coli ). You may consider the fistula surgically treated to eliminate the source of bacteria. Remember repeated use of antibiotics will eventually make you resistant to the antibiotics, which is a dangerous situation to be in.Zk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An anal fistula is an abnormal connection or tract that connects the inside lining of the colon or rectum with the outside skin. It intermittently drains pus and can cause discomfort, pain, itching, and other symptoms. It most commonly occurs as a consequence of an abscess in the same area. This may require outpatient surgery ...Read more
Can an anal fistula have little or no pain? Pus collects around rectum when i sit, but the small hole bleeds after bm. No bm pain during, little after
Iam suffering from anal fistula for 3 years now. Five times i had big pus in my anal side. Three times i removed it my a small surgery and two times i?
See colorectal surg: You need a formal fistulectomy not just a fistulotomy. Excise the whole tract and surrounding tissue. ...Read more
Is it possible to have an anal fistula that is only an inch long? Connects from top of healing fissure (no pain) & pus drains/collects nearby
Yes: Absolutely. This happens. As a fissure is healing, it can form a small subcutaneous sinus that becomes a fistula. I have seen that several times. It heals very well because it usually involves no sphincter muscle and is readily treated with a simple fistulotomy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: On the cause of the fistula in the first place. Maintain a consistent bowel pattern and avoiding constipation or diarrhea is the best you can do. If the fistula is relate to crohn's disease, keeping your disease in remission by taking your maintenance meds without fail, is the best you can do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more