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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Sure its fissure?: Not all anal fissures are readily apparent on external exam, nor are internal hemorrhoid(s), proctitis (inflamed rectum), anal abscess or fistula, tra ... Read More

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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Surgery Culture: I know we are here to help, but surgeons use post op complications and pain as a guide for when they have to see a patient or to know if things are no ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Probably surgery sit: You are probably feeling the area where the hemorrhoids was removed. The burning is normal.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Cloud
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Anal fissure: The physiology of a chronic fissure is this: the internal sphincter muscle is an involuntary sphincter. It relaxes when the rectum is distended second ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: constipation with hard and big sized stool and trauma to the anal area are the main reasons
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
36 years experience General Surgery
Yes: A chronic fissure will often develop a "sentinel tag" at the base of the fissure. If you have growths elsewhere it may be unrelated to the fissure.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Wouldn't think so: Anal fissures are common & usually reflect hard or bulky stools or stools that pass too fast. HPV is a site specific germ & if there is no ana ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
15 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: There are a lot of qualitative terms in your question. Anal fissures normall cause bleeding that you see on the toilet paper or toilet bowl. A sma ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Hemorrhoids are expected to get worse during a pregnancy, but no necessarily a fissure, although anything can happen, consider a consultation with a c ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Yes: Fissures can cause pain, swelling , inflammation and cause infection. I would see a doctor if your pain is severe. Good luck
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Heal it: Hi fiber diet, 80-100 ounces of non caffeinated, non alcoholic fluids per day, topical prescription agents and if not healed in 6 weeks, may require s ... Read More
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