A FISTULA is an abnormal connection between 2 hallow spaces (2 epithelial surfaces)Such as blood vessels,intestines,or other hallow organs.
- FISTULAS are usually caused by injury or surgery,but they can also results from an Infection or inflammation.ANAL FISTULA is a chronic abnormal communication between the epithelial surface of theAnal canal .ANAL FISTULA is a narrow tunnel with its internal opening in the anal canal and its external opening Is the skin near the anus
- ANAL FISTULA is commonly seen in people with history of anal abscess where it do not heel properly
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS
- Skin maceration
- Pus ,serious fluid and rarely feces discharge can be bloody or purulent
- Pruritis ani-itching
- Depending on presence and severity of infection –pain,swelling,tenderness,fever,unpleasant odor,Thick discharge, which keeps the part always wet.
GRAPHITES 200:Fistula with sticky discharge along with itching.
HEPAR SULPH 200:Used in case of fistula as ANTIBIOTIC.
CAL.SULPH 200:Fistula with offensive and yellowish discharge.
SILICEA 6X:Fistula with frequent tendency of pus formation
CALC FLUOR 6X:Used to heel the blind tract.
THUJA 1M:Used to heel chronic infection ,should take once in aweek