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Fistula (Definition)

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


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My doctor prescribed betanovate cream on my piles (fistula and freasure); Is this drug safe?

My doctor prescribed betanovate cream on my piles (fistula and freasure); Is this drug safe?

Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems. Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my doctor prescribed betanovate cream on my piles (fistula and freasure); is it safe?

Try Desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream): Destin works well in my experience. It is commonly used for diaper rash. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective surgery for piles and fistula?

Which is the most effective surgery for piles and fistula?

Nothing is 100%: Hemorrhoids and/or fistulas can be relatively easy or complex. When combined, they can present a complicated repair. Please seek a colorectal surgeon , who will be able to discuss all your options . However, if you run across a surgeon who offers 100% success, get up, walk away, and seek another professional. You never get 100% success or safety, in anything. Good luck. ...Read more

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My father who is 52yr old has 4 degree piles operation 7months back and now he has fistula, what will be recovery time after operation?

My father who is 52yr old has 4 degree piles operation 7months back and now he has fistula, what will be recovery time after operation?

Please Ask Surgeon: This will come from the surgeon who does the procedure. There will be specific post operative instructions and clarifications based upon the actual surgery done. ...Read more

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How are fistulas different from hemorrhoids?

How are fistulas different from hemorrhoids?

Not similar: Fistula is a tunnel caused by infection and not normal. Hemorrhoids are cushions that are part of normal anatomy that everyone has. ...Read more

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What is the distinction between anal fissure/fistula and hemorrhoid?

What is the distinction between anal fissure/fistula and hemorrhoid?

All different: An anal fissure is a small tear in the mucosa that lines the anus. An anal fistula is tract between the anal canal and the skin. A hemorrhoid is a 'varicose (dilated) vein" of the anal canal. ...Read more

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What is the difference between anal fissure/ fistula and a hemorrhoid?

What is the difference between anal fissure/ fistula and a hemorrhoid?

Different problems: An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anal canal causing pain and bleeding. An anal fistula is a tunnel from inside the anal canal out to the perianal skin. It may cause drainage, pain and swelling. There are internal hemorrhoids which may prolapse and cause bleeding, discomfort and itching, and external hemorrhoids which may cause pain or difficulty with cleaning. ...Read more

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What are the differences between an anal fissure/fistula and hemorrhoid?

What are the differences between an anal fissure/fistula and hemorrhoid?

Very different: Hemorrhoids are veins that dilate in the rectum, can be internal or external. Fissure is a crack on the skin of the anal canal, cause severe pain when having a bowel movement. Fistula is a connection between the inside of the rectum and the skin surrounding the anus. Usually start as an abscess around the anal canal, very painful too ...Read more

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Please help! what is the difference between anal fissure/ fistula and hemorrhoid?

Different: Hemorroid--engorged blood hemorrhoidal blood vessel fistula--connection between anal skin and inside your anus or rectum fissure--skin tear. ...Read more

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I have Crohn's disease. How can I tell the difference between an anal fistula (had one surgically removed 10 years ago) and a hemorrhoid?

I have Crohn's disease.  How can I tell the difference between an anal fistula (had one surgically removed 10 years ago) and a hemorrhoid?

You can not but: Your doctor can , due to training and experience . When crohn's disease involves anorectal area , recurrent fistulas , infections , pain , drainage , local infections are common , make the diagnosis difficult , tissue biopsy ( pathology ) is the only way to distinguish from other conditions. ...Read more

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Suffering from piles?

Suffering from piles?

Hemorrhoids: Dr conway addressed medical solutions. Here are some tips to help you feel more comfortable. It is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture. ...Read more

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How to cure my piles?

How to cure my piles?

Hemorrhoids: These are more common in individuals who are chronically constipated. Having regular fiber in your diet including taking extra fiber like metamucil would be helpful. Depending on the degree and if these stick out or are bleeding surgery may be required. Taking sitz bath may help relief some pain. ...Read more

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What is the cause of piles?

What is the cause of piles?

Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems. Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well. It could also be a fissure, it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more

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I have piles sir so wht i do?

I have piles sir so wht i do?

Hemorrhoids: Dr munshower provided you with the majority of the info needed. Here are just some tips. T is important not to make hemorrhoids worse. Cleaning off after a bowel movement should be gentle. Pre-moistened towlettes can be used to dab the anus. Don’t wipe/rub. Pat the anus dry after cleaning. Avoid using harsh soaps that contain dyes or aromas. Cotton underwear is helpful as it absorbs moisture well. ...Read more

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What is the medicine for piles ?

What is the medicine for piles ?

Hemorrhoids: There is no cure for piles medicinally. They need to be removed or rubber banded. However, you can take down the inflammation with preparation H type compounds or a prescribed topical anesthetic/steroid cream applied locally. ...Read more

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How would i know if I have piles?

Hemorrhoids: A hemorrhoid is a enlarged vein at the anus or in the lower rectum. Internal hemorrhoids are deep to the anus. External hemorrhoids are outside of the anus. A hemorrhoid is a bump that can cause pain, bleeding and may be itchy. ...Read more

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What is piles and how to cure it ?/

What is piles and how to cure it ?/

Hemorrhoids: Piles are hemorrhoids. Best is to be examined by your gastroenterologist, get a rectal exam, and if older a sigmoid or colonoscopy. Anusol HC is an option to OTC creams. High fiber diet. No straining. May need more definitive treatment options if you are symptomatic. Read more at www.browardgi.com. Visit us. Like us. Follow us. | browardgi.com | twitter.com/browardgi | facebook.com/browardgi ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more