Anal fistula and rectal cancer. According to Umpleby et al.
Examination under anaesthetic EUA This allows your doctor to carefully examine the areas affected by the fistula while you are under a general anaesthetic.
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Smoking tobacco can cause harm throughout the body.
If the fistula is infected, anti-biotics can help control it.
Regardless, there are no reports of local recurrence after surgery.
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Your dietitian can advise you if a low-fibre diet would be helpful.