A 31-year-old female asked:
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i am prone to getting anal fissures. can lifting weights cause an anal fissure? max amount lifting is 50 pounds (25 each side).

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Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: constipation with hard and big sized stool and trauma to the anal area are the main reasons
Answered on Dec 17, 2020

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