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Anal Fistula

An anal fistula is an infected tunnel that runs from inside the anus — the hole your body usages to get clear of solid waste — to somewhere in the skin around it. It generally follows an infection that didn’t heal the right way. Your doctor can repair the fistula, surgery (Laser surgery for fistula) is usually needed to treat anal fistula.

Symptoms of Anal Fistula are:

  • Pain
  • Bloody or purulent discharge
  • Itching
  • Systemic symptoms if abscess becomes infected
  • Swelling around your anus
  • Redness


Just inside your anus are numerous glands that make fluid. From time to time, they get jammed or clogged. When that occurs, a bacteria build-up can create a swollen pocket of infected tissue and liquid. Fistula Specialist call this an abscess.

Many times, an abscess causes a fistula. It’s very rare, but they can also come from conditions like tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, or an ongoing illness that affects your bowels. Other causes are the following:

  • A growth of ulcer
  • A surgery complication
  • A health problem since birth
  • Cancer of the rectum
  • Tuberculosis
  • Syphilis

Advanced Laser Treatment for Piles, Fissures & Fistula at Singla Mediclinic:


Dr. Raman Singla(best laparoscopic surgeon Mohali) says ” At Singla Mediclinic, we give LASER based treatment for anorectal conditions. Our aim is to help the patients get over the fear of surgery and find a solution to the problem. LASER surgery prevents the occurrence or recurrence of prolapse. At Singla Mediclinic many patients are treated without surgery with modern techniques on an outpatient basis.

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