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Is there a permanent cure for anal fistulas? They always seem to come back.
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Dr. Scott Browning
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Usually
Most anal fistulas are easy to cure, some are very difficult.
There are many options for the treatment of anal fistulae, depending on the anatomy of the fistula. See a colorectal surgeon.

In brief: Usually
Most anal fistulas are easy to cure, some are very difficult.
There are many options for the treatment of anal fistulae, depending on the anatomy of the fistula. See a colorectal surgeon.
Dr. Scott Browning
Dr. Scott Browning
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Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
In brief: Yes
Proper surgery should eventually resolve anal fistulas, but occassionally patients have as yet undiagnosed diseases that may be contributing to there formation.

In brief: Yes
Proper surgery should eventually resolve anal fistulas, but occassionally patients have as yet undiagnosed diseases that may be contributing to there formation.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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