Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

fissure in ano causes

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Vasak
28 years experience in Internal Medicine
Trauma.: Anal fissures are usually the result of trauma to the inner mucosal lining of the anus. Most commonly this occurs when the anal canal stretches after ... Read More
6
6 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Various causes: Fissures can be caused by infections like yeast and herpes. Chronic vulvar disorders like lichen sclerosis and lichen simplex chronicus are other caus ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fissure: Some type of mechanical stretch/pressure injury
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Multiple issues: proctitis, cryptitis,, hemorroiditis, anal infections. rectal manipulation/penetration. I suggest anoscopy and colonoscopy. Sitz baths ( 2 lbs Epsom s ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
ABSOLUTELY: NOT! Hope this helps! Dr Z
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience in Dermatology
Anal fissure: Anal fissures are caused by trauma to the anus and anal canal. The cause of the trauma usually is a bowel movement, and many patients can remember the ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in General Surgery
Vaginal fissure : Are not related to anal fissure. Anal caused by the sphincter too right and tearing when you have bm. Sphincterotomy can be effective, but would recco ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: Pain, and bleeding. Constipation may come first!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baiocco
42 years experience in Gastroenterology
Irritation: Infection, inflammation can cause redness.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
First, there is: Underwear staining versus losing control of your bowels without realizing it. This is not usual cancer sign. You need an exam for sphincter tone and ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Bodzin
50 years experience in General Surgery
Straing or rectal ma: Rectal prolapse is not common in men but when it occurs, it is usually from chronic diarrhea and straining at the stool. Rectal prolapse should usual ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Here R a few: Fissures, perirectal abscess. Hemroids (sp).Hemorrhoids, , looks right.
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
ANAL FISSURES: Are tears in the anal canal. Since they are open wounds with stool and bacteria going by, there is always the risk of infection and development of an ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francis Cannizzo
26 years experience in General Surgery
No: Anal fissures are almost always caused by constipation or anal distension (such as with anal intercourse or anal manipulation). Fissures can also be a ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Yes possible in few: But not usual symptom., see you your doctor to find other causes , that cause incomplete evacuation of rectum , after examination , endoscopy may pe ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
35 years experience in General Surgery
Posterior / anterior: Most "normally located" fissures are due to passage of hard, dry stools or explosive diarrrhea. These are almost exclusively posterior in men but can ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Conway
35 years experience in General Surgery
Yes, but not often : Any inflammatory lesion can cause local lymph node enlargement however, enlarged nodes in the groin are not commonly associated with these perianal ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zafar Qureshi
31 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes it can: Anal fissure can cause pain and irritation due to tear in rectal mucosa
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Trauma is a known and common cause of infections resulting in abscess and fistula. Consult with a surgeon for further evaluation.
1
1 thank
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes: Hemorrhoids are swollen tissue at the opening of the anus so i think you can see how the two might be related. Tissue injury --> swelling and pain.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience in Wound care
Yes but don't buy it: There are many herbal "treatments" on the internet that will take your money. Truth is most early fissures will heal on their own if you ensure that ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Depends: Constipation and straining with bowel movements can lead to hemorrhoids and anal fissure over time. Bumps is a vague term, so getting in touch with yo ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Constipation: Constipation causes hemorrhoids.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month