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 […]
I am male, and a Software Engineer. So My hell Day started in Jan 2016. The morning was painful. I didn’t took it seriously but after some days i contacted General doctor (Not Specialist). He diagnosed and suggested that it is fistula and gave me some pain killers with antibiotics , At that time it […]
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 […]
Heya! I’m Jen and I’m Finally Fistula Free! It was a long battle to get there, but I’m very thankful a pan-proctocolectomy (removal of my rectum/anus and entire colon) was helpful for me!! I know some of you are like, “Sh**t it took that!!?!” Yup, for me it did… all I can say is I’m […]
Just before my 31st birthday, in July of 2011, I developed an abscess. At first it felt like a sore bruise somewhere near my vagina. A day after my birthday I was in so much pain that I was rushed to my gynecologist for an emergency appointment. She suspected a colorectal abscess, and I was […]
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.