A 49-year-old female asked:
How do i treat bleeding and pain caused by anal fissures? my stools are softer but i have to work too hard to pass them. theres a lot of blood too
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General Surgery 33 years experience
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
General Surgery 40 years experience
Patience: Few treatment are effective for the short term pain of anal fissures. Some benefit from warm soaks, topical anesthetic creams, etc.
Medications to relieve the muscle spasm can be prescribed, as well as Botox injections and surgery in severe cases.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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