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Anal Abscesses/Fistulae by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert the pain), fever, and feeling poorly in general. A fistula develops in about 50 percent of all abscess... and do not penetrate the fluid within an abscess. Surgery is necessary to cure an anal fistula...
Good news: you're still around after 10yrs.  Bad news: so is your pain.  I'm afraid I'm not going to be able to do much about this particular complaint of yours without more information and examination which is why you need
Bright red blood from the rectum can be due to anal tears/fissures, hemorrhoids (external since it's painful), colon polyps, diverticuli, or cancer.  Either way, he needs to get checked out and put a stop to this.  Good luck!
Hi Clunkker, I agree with Dr. Judy that the rectal bleeding, aching, and exhaustion could indicate a serious condition that needs to be diagnosed and treated as quickly as possible.  It might turn...
An Inside Look at Rectal Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Rectal Cancer Overview The rectum is the lower part of the colon that connects the large.... Like the colon, the 3 layers of the rectal wall are as follows: Mucosa: This layer of the rectal wall lines...
It's a boil! It's a wound! No! It's a fistula, man! by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven I have a fistula in my left upper arm. I have so many people staring at it that I get a little uncomfortable at times. Now, fistulae generally are a little gross to see. Mine has the arterial vein...
Fistula infected by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven My fistula is infected now like never before. I have been put on very strong oral antibiotics... yesterday to give the fistula rest for a day. In fact the nephrologist was also suggesting that I might need...
Fistula troubling yet again by Kamal S. Patient ExpertHealth Maven For the last few weeks, I have been having problems with my fistula. My venous site... yet another site. Needling is bad enough with a fistula - buttonholes or with sharps. These kinds of problems...
Fistula- To Hide, or not To Hide, THAT is the Question by Florence F. Patient Expert Ahh, the fistula. My lifeline. My Saviour. My Fistula. How can a thing of such beauty..., tube tops, etc. I don't do that very often now because of my fistula. I don't know if it's a fair...
Anal fistula by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert What is anal fistula? Anal fistulae originate from the anal glands, which are located... by this process is the fistula. Definitive treatment of a fistula aims to help stop its recurrence...

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