Evan’s Fistula Journey

Evan was kind enough to let us share his success story here; please give his blog a visit here. My name is Evan Sloves from California, U.S. On October 10, 2017, I began a long trip halfway across the world to receive ksharasutra treatment for an extremely complex anal fistula from Dr. Ramesh Bhat of Bangalore, […]

Kali’s Story

*obligatory disclaimer*  The TROPIS/PERFACT procedure is only available in India, and is not approved for use elsewhere.  Choosing to travel for this procedure is done so at one’s own risk.  What works for one person, may not for another – we are all different! ************************************************************************************ A factual recount of my trip to India for fistula […]

A.I.’s Success Story

In October of 2015 I was at work and started feeling uncomfortable. I went to the bank and by the time I came back and sat at my desk I was in tears. My boss (who is one of my closest friends) was jabbering on about nonsense when he looked over and I was bawling […]

Mary’s Story

Hello my name is Mary. I live in colorful Colorado, I now consider myself a survivor of not only cancer but the dreaded fistula. Which is worse?  Both are equal in their ‘suck’ factor but I’d have to say having a fistula and all that it involves is not for the faint of heart.  At least […]


Our objective with this blog is to share as many fistula success stories as we can find. The truth is that many people do heal from fistulas, and we thought it would be great to have a space to share those journeys to provide some hope and perspective for those going through this health crisis.