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post anal fissure surgery what precautions to be taken

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not as painful: as anal fissures! Get it done.
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
Typically: Anal surgery can be very uncomfortable. Post-op medications helpful.

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GROBLER
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Chronic anal fissure: Recurrent or chronic anal fissure should rather be assessed by a specialist surgeon or colorectal surgeon. interventions include dilatations, Botox in ... Read More
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Now: If after 2-3 months of conservative therapy or recurrence it doesn't resolve then it's time
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Symptoms: Persistent symptoms and failure of medical therapy should warrant surgery
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Back
37 years experience Medical Oncology
Worth a reevaluation: I'd call the surgeon's office--they would likely want to see you again to figure this out.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Lots of surgical...: ...options. Which one were you considering? Check the many excellent HealthTap responses to this question regarding the pros/cons of each procedural ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Buck Parker
17 years experience General Surgery
Still Painful: The surgery is done by cutting a portion of the sphincter muscle in the anus. Unfortunately it can be a painful operation. If you have not tried nit ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Fissure needs 2 Heal: The operation to rx a fissure involves cutting the sphincter muscle, relieving the spasm that prevents the fissure from healing; therefore, the fissur ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anroy Ottley
19 years experience General Surgery
Medical therapy firs: I typically treat anal fissures with a topical muscle relaxant and pain ointment first. In my experience at least 80% improve without the need for sur ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Might help: Some routinely use a mild steroid cream like 1/2-1% hydrocortizone to help with the swelling and pain.It is available over the counter in the drug is ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sawyer
36 years experience General Surgery
More precise: Lateral internal sphincterotomies treat chronic anal fissures. Traditionally the internal sphincter muscle was divided all the way up to the dentate l ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid marijuana: Smoking (inhaling smoke, which is full of lung irritants and cancer-causing chemicals) of any kind is unhealthy. We humans are not designed to inhale ... Read More

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