Anal Fistula Treatment Specialist

Anal Fistula Treatment Specialist in The Woodlands, TX

Common Questions Asked by Patients: How serious is a fistula? Can fistulas heal on their own? What is the best treatment for fistula? What happened if you left fistulas untreated?

Get checked when you think you are showcasing any symptoms for anal diseases and talk openly to your doctors at The Woodlands Colon and Rectal Associates about any problems you may be having. Call us today for more information or schedule an appointment online. We are conveniently located at 920 Medical Plaza Drive, Suite 330 The Woodlands, TX 77380. We serve patients from The Woodlands TX, Shenandoah TX, Conroe TX, Tomball TX, Magnolia TX, Cypress TX, Montgomery TX, Cleveland TX, Houston TX, Kingwood TX, and Humble TX, and beyond.

Anal Fistula Treatment Specialist Near Me in The Woodlands, TX
Anal Fistula Treatment Specialist Near Me in The Woodlands, TX

Table of Contents:

What is an anal fistula?
Treatment:
What we offer:

What is an anal fistula?

An Anal Fistula is a tunnel tract that connects the anal skin with the inside of the anal canal. It is usually counted by an in feeling of an anal gland that results in an absence. In some cases, after the abscess resolves, a fistula is left behind.

Symptoms of anal fistula:

• Rectal pain
• Persistent / Recurrent drainage
• Fever

Treatment:

Examination by a specialized health professional such as a colorectal surgeon is essential in determining if you have an anal fistula. Future investigation may be required and determine the type of fistula and the surgical procedure to heal it.

What we offer:

A board-certified Colon and Rectal Surgeon is recommended in the surgical management of anal fistulas. Some of the procedures we offer include anal fistulotomy, seton placement, anal sphincter sparing procedures such as ligation intersphincteric fistula tract, and endoanal advancement flaps.