A Definitive Guide to Anal Surgery in Singapore

Do you know that several conditions can affect the anal region? Do you know that these conditions may require some sort of surgery to address them? While it is difficult for most people to see themselves having anal surgery, we all need to keep in mind that the procedure isn’t that bad. Thanks to new technologies, the procedures can be carried out seamlessly and quickly.

Since there are many reputable hospitals in Singapore with experienced doctors, it is relatively easy for Singaporeans to get their anal-related issues examined with relative ease. These professionals can effectively address everything from piles to fistula, and so on. Specialists in the field are also sought after as experts that deliver quality care. Likewise, at Mark Wong Surgery, Your Health is Our Priority and it is Our Commitment to deliver the Personalised Care you deserve. Visit us for a consultation and solutions today.

If you are curious about how anal surgery is performed, then this article is for you, as it contains everything you need to know about anal surgery in Singapore.

This article by Singhealth discusses how anal surgery is carried out.

Anal Surgery – Treatments

A large number of different conditions can affect the anal region, and some of these conditions require surgery as a form of treatment. The most common operation is hemorrhoidectomy for piles. Read more here.

 You now have a clear picture of what happens during anal surgery. You also now know that the procedure isn’t painful, as patients are usually sedated before the procedure begins. But do you know that there are different types of anal surgery? If you don’t, then you should read the next article carefully.

The following article by Medstargeorgetown sheds light on the various types of anal surgery.

Types of Colon and Rectal Surgery


Segmental Colectomies: Generally, a vertical incision is made in the middle of the abdomen, overlying the portion of the bowel with the disease. The segment of bowel containing the disease is removed. Read more here

You surely now know a thing or two about some of the various types of rectal and colon surgery like Resection, internal sphincterotomy, ileal pouch-anal anastomosis, and rectopexy, just to name a few. If you or a loved one is going to have an anal surgery in the future, then you should read the next article carefully as it contains some tips that will help you recover quicker after the surgery.

The following article by Uscfhealth unveils some tips that will help you recover quicker after anal surgery.

After Anal and Rectal Surgery

 Pain Relief

Take the pain medicine every three to four hours as needed for pain. Apply ELA-MAX 5 percent cream to the anus (inside and out) every two to four hours as needed. This is not covered by any health insurance and costs up to $65 a tube. Read more here

Surely, you are now abreast with some intricate things you can do to speed up the recovery process and reduce pain after anal surgery. You also now have an idea of some things you must avoid to reduce the risk of complications occurring. Your doctor is likely going to give you a comprehensive list of the things you should do and avoid after the surgery to ensure that you recover quicker.

Final note

As previously mentioned, certain health conditions may warrant you having anal surgery. Everything from pile to anal fissures, and some types of cancer may require anal surgery.

Because of the new technologies and high-tech equipment that are available, it is now super easy for doctors to do anal surgery with relative ease.

To ensure that you recover quicker after the surgery, your doctor will give you a list or tell you of some activities you should avoid after the surgery, as well as some tips that will help reduce the pain and speed up recovery.