If left untreated, the external opening may temporarily close with a resultant recurrent abscess formation or formation of a more complex fistula. These complex fistulas often traverse deep to the external sphincter making operative repair more hazardous. Additionally, long-standing fistulas have a low but real risk of malignant transformation.
And blood in stools is definitely abnormal.
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- Ratnakar Kini M.D.
Fistula is damn painful. Get a surgery done Immediately b4 pain kills.