Piles & Fistula

Anal Fistula

Anal fistula is the result of an infection of an anal gland.This infection arises inside the anal canal and forms a tract or a tunnel which opens on to the skin around the anus.The problem usually presents with a small boil near the anal opening.This ruptures and discharges thin fluid or pus.The discharge dries up in a few days only to come back again after a few weeks.Readmore


Haemorrhoids (Piles)

Do you face any discomfort while you are sitting or have to bleed during the bowel movement? Then you are probably suffering from hemorrhoids which are also known as piles. In this condition, swellings are formed inside the anus which protrudes down and causes the symptoms of pain and bleeding.These swellings result due to enlargement of the blood vessels that are present there.Readmore


Authored By Dr G Parthasarathy - Surgical Gastroenterologist, Hyderabad