A 31-year-old member asked:
How long does it take for a bleeding anal fissure to heal?
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Colon and Rectal Surgery 42 years experience
Depends: If the fissure is acute and shallow, correction of an abnormal bowel issue will resolve it in 2-3 weeks. A chronic fissure may stop bleeding but may not heal without surgical correction. You need to be properly evaluated with a discussion of your diet, fluid intake, bowel pattern and confirming the diagnosis with followup to confirm actually healing even if the symptoms resolve. See a colorectal.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
How long is it supposed to it take for an anal fissure to heal?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 39 years experience
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A 18-year-old male asked:
How long until anal fissure heals?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
4-6 weeks: If non operative management works, otherwise surgery is curative.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
What are some ways to heal an anal fissure?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 32 years experience
Bowel regiment : Add a bowel regiment to your daily routine. Use laxative, water, fiber, stool softner, to achieve two soft bowel movements daily. Softer and smaller caliber will help your fissure heal.
5.7k viewsReviewed Dec 28, 2019
Can a anal fissure heal it's self?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Yes: They are very painful and can take a long time to heal, but they can heal by themselves. The medications only really help with pain, they don't actually cause healing to occur.
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 29, 2020
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