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i have had hemmroids and an anal fissure over a year now. they gave me some nifedipine lotion... is there hope ? do fissures worsen during pregnancy?

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Dr. David Earle
31 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Hemorrhoids are expected to get worse during a pregnancy, but no necessarily a fissure, although anything can happen, consider a consultation with a colorectal surgeon. That doesn't mean you will have an operation, and you will get all the treaent options. Hope this helps!
Answered on Feb 24, 2018

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Dr. Allen Kamrava
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Will be fine: You want the ointment around the anal orifice.

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