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Fistula planned for fistulectomy.

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Hi Doctor,

My brother will be undergoing tomorrow fistulactomy. he is suffering with fistula in ano (Peri anal fistula) with anal fissures. external opening at 5'clock position and internal lower anal canal opening at 6'clock position.

Pl suggest how can this Fistulactomy Operation, how much time it will take for patient to recover. Pl suggest me further I have to follow Post Operation care.

Waiting for your kind reply.

Thanks and regards.

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Expert:  Dr. Hari Charan Perigela replied 4 Days.


Thank you for posting your query at Doctorspring.

The fistulous tract will be connecting the external and the internal opening.In fistulectomy,the whole tract will be excised.It will be left open without suturing.
After operation,he has to do Sitz bath with Betadine solution.Slowly,the wound heals.

He has to take antibiotics to prevent infection.

He can attend his normal work after 1 week of surgery.But,it may take 4-6 weeks for complete healing.

He should take high fiber diet.

Hope this helps, please feel free to discuss further.
Wish him speedy recovery.

Dr. Hari Charan Perigela
Category: Pediatric Surgeon
Fellowship: DNB, General Surgery, National Board of Examinations, New Delhi, 2001
Residency: MS, General Surgery, Sri Venkateswara Medical College,Tirupathi, 2000
Medical School: MBBS, Kurnool Medical college, 1995
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