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A 21-year-old male asked:

In november 2020, i had appendix operation. in january 2021 i had anal fissure due to severe constipation. after that i was scared of ibd and went to many gi doctors. had calprotectin, crp, stool, esr, and reports are ok. fissure still healing?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It would help to keep your stool soft. You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase your intake of fiber foods. Consult this site for fiber foods. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/high-fiber-foods/art-20050948 Wish you good health!

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