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A 72-year-old female asked:

i think i have anal fissures. (blood appears on toilet paper when i wipe after a bowel movement, and the area feels sore. can i treat it myself, or m?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Exam: An exam with your doc will be recommended in order to clarify diagnosis. There are few other possibilities, having the condition properly diagnosed will only help.

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Last updated May 11, 2020

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