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A fistula is an atypical connection between an organ and any other structure. Fistulas occur when an organ gets infected or injured. They are a very frequent complication of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), occurring more regularly in Crohn’s disease. Such complications are not entirely uncommon and can be treated easily require the expertise of a general surgeon.

Fistula Symptoms

The varying types of markers, which can help doctors to single out fistula symptoms that one may develop, are as follows:

  • swelling
  • Rectal pain
  • Urinary tract infection on a regular basis
  • Pain in the affected area
  • redness
  • bleeding
  • Painful bowel movements

Causes of Fistula

A fistula is an anomaly in the excretory organs. It generally forms in the area surrounding the rectum, a few of the fistula cause are:

  • Blockage of glands
  • Bacteria build up
  • Swollen pocket
  • Infected tissue
  • Formation of the abscess

Fistula & Rectal Infection

Though treated as separate issues, a potential rectal infection can occur due to a fistula. During the first stages of fistula, several glands located in the anus gets clogged causing a buildup of bacteria and infected tissues. Such a condition cannot only result in an infection in the anus but also can allow it to spread uncontrollably which may require the services of a general surgeon.

Diagnosing Fistula

A fistula specialist can easily detect such problems through a record of medical history. If the medical history holds no such information, then the doctor follows up with a target specific physical examination to detect the problem. Once identified, remedies are easy to procure by a general surgeon who performs the treatment on the patient safely.

Fistula Treatment

Since a fistula treatment has no available medication other than surgery, therefore the expertise of a general surgeon in such a case becomes quite essential.

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Top Doctors in General Surgeon for Fistula

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