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Fistulas refer to narrow passageways that develop in the body. They may also be surgically created. A fistula may connect body cavities such as the vagina and the rectum. It may also connect the cavity to the surface of the skin. Fistulas that develop abnormally occur due to certain diseases.
A fistula may develop in any part of the body. There are three main types of fistulas, namely blind, complete and incomplete. Blind fistulas are open at one end, complete fistulas are open at both ends internally and externally, and incomplete fistulas have only an external opening. There are a variety of factors that can lead to development of a fistula. Certain diseases, trauma and even medical treatments can lead to fistulas. Diseases that cause inflammation of the bowel such as colitis and crohn’s disease are known to cause anorectal fistulas. Certain kinds of trauma such as that caused during childbirth could lead to obstetric fistulas. This usually occurs in areas of the world where there is poor medical care or no medical care at all.
Fistula in-ano is a painful condition that necessitates surgery. However, thanks to the pioneering work of the late Professor Deshpande of the College of Medical Sciences, Varanasi, along with a team of researchers and scientists from New Delhi, Chandigarh, Wardha and Mumbai, it can be cured by using the ancient Indian non-surgical treatment of Kshaarsootra.
Treatment For Fistula
The human body has a complex gastrointestinal tract that begins at the mouth and ends with the rectum. When you eat, the food makes a journey down your body. During this trip, all useful nutrients and fluids are digested and absorbed, and waste material goes to the rectum for disposal, leaving from the anus. However, the tissue of the anal passage is very delicate and any irritation can damage it. Typically, the problem starts with a small fissure in the tissue, which is soon infected. This creates a pocket of infection called an abscess. A fistula is created when the infected material inside the abscess moves towards the surface. In almost all cases, this tunnel will open on the surface near the anus. However a fistula may lead to another internal organ or go back into the intestines. Identifying the path of a fistula is usually the first step in successful treatment for fistula. A specialized instrument called an anoscope is used to study the lower rectum to identify the starting abscess. Once it is found, the doctor will trace the route to the surface opening. Depending on the age of the fistula, you can expect some foul-smelling discharge and blood. Other symptoms include mild fever, soreness in the anal region, general lethargy, and extreme discomfort during a bowel movement. The stools may even show traces of blood from the damaged anal tissue.
Fistula treatment depends upon the cause, size, type and location. The diagnosis also depends upon the type and location of the fistulas. Smaller fistulas which occur due to injury usually heal and disappear on their own. In cases where a disease is responsible for the fistula, antibiotic treatment may be administered. Fistulas that interfere and hamper bodily functions may require surgical treatment. Surgery is the most common treatment option recommended by doctors. However fistula treatment without surgery is also possible. This is because in many cases surgery is only a temporary solution. In a perianal fistula, treatment through surgery can still cause the fistula to recur after some time. This is also true in case of a rectovaginal fistula.
An oroantral fistula occurs after a tooth is extracted and an opening forms between the mouth and sinuses. In case of an oroantral fistula, treatment may involve wearing of a palatinal plate, antibiotic solvent rinses, physiological solution rinses and administration of topical antibiotics. A bronchopleural fistula develops between the pleura or the membrane lining of the lungs and the bronchial tree or the large airways in the lungs. Bronchopleural fistula treatment involves surgical closing of the fistula by introducing a chemical that leads to scarring and closure of the fistula. Enterocutaneous fistula treatment involves draining the passageway thoroughly so that healing can occur.
|Submitted on January 16, 2014|