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Can anal fissure cause narrow stool

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Any: Anal closure is accomplished by a set of muscles that gradually relax to allow the passage of stool. While types 1-3, the harder lumpier stools may b... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Mujjahid Abbas
Bariatrics 20 years experience
Fissure is painful: Anal fissure is very painful mostly and internal hemorrhoids are painless on the contrary, a thorough evaluation by a physician preferably a colorecta... Read More
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
General Surgery 43 years experience
See your doctor: you could not make this kind of diagnosis based on the shape of the stool there is big difference between a fissure and internal hemorrhoid you might ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Not related: An anal fissure is a localized tear, but stool changes are influenced by diet and function of the digestive system. Consistently very dark or very lig... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 39 years experience
Non absorbable sugar: You could increase non absorbable sugar in your food that is found more in fruits. You may also want to increase healthy oil intake to increase the so... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
You need to check up with primary care physician, you may have residual anal fissure not healed.
A male asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
General Surgery 28 years experience
Stool soft: Make sure that you do not get constipation and that stools stay soft. That can be accompli she by eating 20-30 grams of fiber a day and plenty of wat... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Proctologist: In view of the frequency of your anal problems it would be best to be evaluated and treated by a proctologist or a colonrectal SURGEON and be put on a... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Bloody stool child: Meckles diverticulum-need technesium scanning, can be food intolerances, inflammatory bowel, AVM( ateriovenous malformation), polyps would f/o pedi... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Different conditions: An anal fissure or hemorrhoids can cause blood in stool and anal pruritus or itchiness. The headaches and stress may be due to a different condition. ... Read More

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