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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Williams
14 years experience Dermatology
Anal Fissures: Best treatment is eliminating the cause which is usually trauma secondary to hard bowel movements. If so try increasing the fiber in your diet and if ... Read More

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Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
30 years experience General Surgery
Part of Treatment: Anal fissures are usually related to passing hard constipated stool or other trauma to the anal canal. Keeping your stools soft with fiber (metamucil) ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Tinactin (tolnaftate) is for fungal infections. It won't treat anal fissures, though it may keep them free of fungus!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Keralyt Gel: There is a prescription topical that is helpful for thickened cracked skin called keralyt gel. Keralyt gel is used for the removal of excess keratin i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Anal fissure: If anal fissures are present, this product is unlikely to resolve them. This situation should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist or colorectal surg ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
See a surgeon: See a general surgeon for these problems.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Constipation: It is possible your anal fissures are caused by constipation. Therefore treatment should be focused on relieving constipation - you can do this by in ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
34 years experience General Surgery
Avoid constipation: Constipation and forced bowel movements are the root cause behind formation of the fissure. It is a tear in the skin inside the rectum that occurs wh ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rimmer
38 years experience General Surgery
Stool softeners: Anal fissures are common and are associated with constipation, they cause pain and bleeding with bowel movements.They usually resolve in their own tak ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diarrhea/constipatio: Either can cause you to have developed an anal fissure, regulate your diet and fluids and most fissures will heal.
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