Does anyone have a problem like I do with this awful thing?
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replied December 15th, 2017
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Seton is painful but necessary step to keep the fistula open and let it drain and heal completely before fistulectomy or any other procedure. Consult your gastroenterologist and let them help.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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Khan
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