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How to cure fissures naturally

A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Williams
Dermatology 15 years experience
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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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
No: Tinactin (tolnaftate) is for fungal infections. It won't treat anal fissures, though it may keep them free of fungus!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
Gastroenterology 46 years experience
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 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 31 years experience
Conservative and: Surgical options: Both are initially treated conservatively with high fiber diet and drinking plenty of water daily. At some point if conservative the... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
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
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
General Surgery 35 years experience
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
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Rimmer
General Surgery 39 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
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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