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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Then OK : Yes some do not tolerate higher per cent age of nitroglycerine oint. Gives head aches etc, anal fissure is annoying and painful condition some times ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible.: This combo could potentially drop your BP a little as an additive effect of the meds, but i suspect this will be more academic than real.
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
More systemic effect: The Nitroglycerin ointment is applied for its local effects. Imdur taken orally would have more systemic effects such as lowering blood pressure and ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Preparation: That is a good treatment, but it can be expensive since it is prepared by a compounding pharmacy. You can shop around. The side effects can be a hea ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Intermittent bleeding is normal. Avoid constipation at all costs and it will heal, though they often take a long time.
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Anal fissures: Anal fissures are a tear, that scars and reopens with the passage of stool. They are often associated with hemorrhoids and difficult to heal. Local me ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Relaxation: The theory w/ anal fissures is that it is due to spasms of the anal sphincter so that when you have a bm, it tears the canal (like pooping shards of g ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nitroglycerin: It dilates veins decreasing the blood return to the heart and unloading the ventricles. To a lesser extent it dilates arteries. These effects decrease ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Under tongue: Usually it is placed under the tongue and allowed to dissolve. It can be given intravenously or by a patch placed on the skin.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nitroglycerin: Nitroglycerin is a potent venodilator and is used primarily for lowering cardiac and systemic blood pressure in treating angina pectoris. Sometimes it ... Read More

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