Fistula

Fistula is the abnormal connection between two organs or vessels, which are otherwise not connected. It can develop between the anal canal and the perianal skin, vagina and bladder or urethra, or two parts of the intestine.

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Noticed fluid leak from hernial incision. Should I visit my doctor immediately?

Query: Hi doctor, My sister underwent hernia surgery in her right lower abdomen four months back. As she was having slight pain and fever at that time, the doctor suspected some infection there. When the surgery was done, her infection was mild but they did not place a mesh there. Her surgery went fine....  Read Full »


Dr. Bhavin Bhupendra Vasavada

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your sister needs a personal examination. Generally, it should be healed by now. But sometimes it takes some time. Please mention the amount of fluid leaked out. If it is a small amount, then I suggest you wait for a month. If it does not heal, then do a CT (compute...  Read Full »

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