Therefore, Fistulas should always be treated at the earliest. The initial management of a fistula is to drain it. I'm afraid that in my case pain is there pretty much all the time and I just have to deal with it. Approximately 3 months ago I started having stinging pains when I took a shit. He had experienced a pilonidal cyst right next to his asshole. He was very professional and easy to talk to about the whole thing.
An anal fistula is a communicating tract between the inner anus or rectum and the external skin surrounding the anus. It begins as a superficial ulcer (Figure 1. Posts about fissure written by PA This is my story about my experience with an Anal Fistula (And now your stories too). Fistula Support Online is a New Zealand based website that offers advice, information and personal experiences for those suffering with fistulas. Here you can share.