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A 24-year-old female asked:

I am experiencing anal pain, constipation, passing gas, blood in toilet, rectal pain and mucus in stool. the following also describes me: feeling of unfinished defecation. what should i do?

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Anal fisssure: Anal fissure is a small tear in the lining of anus causes severe pain and some bright red bleeding during and after bowel movements. In most cases the tear heals in 4-6 weeks on its own. If it persists despite RX may require surgery. Other Rx Keep stools soft Increase Fiber 25-35 gms/day Plenty of fluids Sometimes may need to add NTG gel, Nifedepine gel , and topical lidocaine

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