An anal fistula is a tunnel that forms between the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus. It is caused by an infection in the area or an abscess. Symptoms can include pain, swelling, and discharge of pus.
At our Homeopathy Clinic, we specialize in the treatment of anal fistula. Anal fistula is a common condition, particularly in those aged between 20 and 40. In India, it is estimated to affect approximately 1.4% of the population, with a higher prevalence rate in certain parts of the country. Globally, around 8.3% of the population is affected. Surgery is the most common treatment for anal fistula, however, it can be complicated by infections, anal stenosis, and abscesses. Homeopathic treatments are a great alternative as they are natural, safe, and free from side effects.
Symptoms of Fistula
Symptoms of fistula can include pain, itching, redness, and swelling around the anus or genital area. Other symptoms may include discharge of pus or blood, fever, and constipation. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, contact your homeopathy clinic for an evaluation and to begin treatment.
Causes of Fistula
Common causes of anal fistula include Crohn’s disease, radiation therapy, and trauma from anal surgery. Major causes of fistulas include abscesses, ulcerative colitis, and diverticulitis.