Anal Fistula/Fistula-in-ano Treatment

Fistula in Ano is an abnormal/unnatural connection between the end of the bowel and the skin near the anus. The anal fistula is rather also a communication of an abscess cavity with an internal opening within the anal canal.


Anal fistula is a rare condition. It is mostly developed after an anal abscess is not healed properly and mostly associated with the anal abscess. About 30% to 40% of anal fistulas develop from anal abscesses.


Signs and symptoms of Anal fistula are

  • There is a dull heavy pain most of the times, which gets worsened on making specific movements or while sitting.
  • Constitutionally , the person feels weak, irritated and desperate.
  • Swelling of the part affected .
  • Discharge of blood or pus from the anus.
  • Fever, if fistula is associated with an abscess.
  • Irritation of skin around the anus
  • Sometimes or in some cases, there is difficulty in controlling stools (bowel movements)

The males have more affinity towards Fistula formation than females. It is formed mostly in people who live a lax lifestyle and ignore health hazards.

What if ignored?

Fistula if ignored could lead to multiple tracts development in the region with more than one external opening in the skin around the anus. This is more complex and diagnosis with MRI Scan will be required.

Where the disease may lead the patient to?

Fistula-in-ano is a very awkward disease. It leads the patient to a lot of distress personally and socially. The patient finds difficulty to sit in any position. The discharge adds to the suffering affecting the hygiene of the anus.

Why one can go for Homeopathy Treatment?

Fistula as such an abnormal tract formed due to largely unknown cause and mostly due to unhealed abscess. Homeopathy has medicines meant to treat anal abscess as well as anal fistula from the root of the disease formation at the tissue level. Homeopathy prevents recurrence of Fistula by the Constitutional approach to the patients with Fistula and Anal abscess.

Positive Homeopathy’s SPECIALITY in dealing with Anal Fistula/Fistula-in-ano

Positive Homeopathy has a reputation to treat Fistula patients which were referred after failure in fistula treatment. We have proper guidelines to follow in Fistula cases, which the Doctors at Positive Homeopathy are trained to heal the Fistula from the root cause. The treatment is primarily done with an objective to stop the recurrence of fistula and avoid the misery of surgery.

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Frequently Asked Qustions

What diet should I take to control Anal Fistula?

Take dietary fibres such as green leafy vegetables, banana(not fully ripened) beans.
Eat fruits and vegetables in the form of salads
Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol.
Avoid excessive oily food.

Can fistula lead to cancer?

Cancer developing from fistula is rare but a fistula can lead to anal cancer which also is a rarity though.

Is fistula life-threatening?

Fistula is not life-threatening but the drainage from the fistula could cause sepsis, peritonitis and perforation. Sepsis and peritonitis in immune-compromised patients can be life-threatening

Do the fistulas go away or heal itself?

The fistulas do not heal by itself. A proper treatment which management is essential for fistulas to heal.

Can fistula be treated without operation?

Yes Anal fistula can be healed without surgery with deep-acting homeo medicines available with Positive Homeopathy.

How do I prevent Fistula?

Firstly, if there is any presence of anal abscess, it should be healed. Secondly, if there is constipation, stools should be regularized.