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Are there medicines for anal fistulas, or is surgery the only option?
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Dr. Arie Pelta
Surgery - Colorectal
2 doctors agree
In brief: NO
There is no known medical treatment for anal fistulas.
This should be treated by a colon and rectal surgeon.

In brief: NO
There is no known medical treatment for anal fistulas.
This should be treated by a colon and rectal surgeon.
Dr. Arie Pelta
Dr. Arie Pelta
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Dr. Ronald Kline
Surgery - Colorectal
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Antibiotics will help keep the infection from worsening, but once a fistula forms surgery will be needed to remove the fistula tract and the infected anal gland that caused it.

In brief: No
Antibiotics will help keep the infection from worsening, but once a fistula forms surgery will be needed to remove the fistula tract and the infected anal gland that caused it.
Dr. Ronald Kline
Dr. Ronald Kline
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