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How long does it take to recover from fistulotomy?

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In brief: It depends

Simple subcutaneous fistulotomy can heal in 7-10 days.
Fistula procedures done for complex (high trans-sphincteric, multi- channel...) may take weeks or require a staged approach. It really can be a case that you cannot know for certain until your surgery. Advanced techniques in europe utilize fistuloscope for precise and - hopefully comprehensive single stage treatment - evolving technology.

In brief: It depends

Simple subcutaneous fistulotomy can heal in 7-10 days.
Fistula procedures done for complex (high trans-sphincteric, multi- channel...) may take weeks or require a staged approach. It really can be a case that you cannot know for certain until your surgery. Advanced techniques in europe utilize fistuloscope for precise and - hopefully comprehensive single stage treatment - evolving technology.
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Dr. Kevin Hiler
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In brief: 7 to 10 days

Usually the acute pain is the3rd or 4th day and then gets much better. Usually heals within 10-21 days.

In brief: 7 to 10 days

Usually the acute pain is the3rd or 4th day and then gets much better. Usually heals within 10-21 days.
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