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Can anal fissure cause sorness at tip of penis after ejaculation?

Can anal fissure cause sorness at tip of penis after ejaculation?

No: The diagnosis anal fissure causes pain during bowel movements right at the anus. Nothing more. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more


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Can an anal fissure cause occasional dull ache felt at the base of the penis? No other symptoms for prostate issue etc.

Can an anal fissure cause occasional dull ache felt at the base of the penis? No other symptoms for prostate issue etc.

Should not: Fissure pain is very local, ie around the anus. It shouldn't give u pain around ur penis. See your doctor to have it checked out in person. ...Read more

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Can anal fissures cause extra skin growths around anal area I've had anal fissure problems before this is the first time I noticed skin growths?

Can anal fissures cause extra skin growths around anal area I've had anal fissure problems before this is the first time I noticed skin growths?

Yes: A chronic fissure will often develop a "sentinel tag" at the base of the fissure. If you have growths elsewhere it may be unrelated to the fissure. ...Read more

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Sore glans penis. Pain in shaft of penis. Pain in anus when ejaculating. Slight pain in rectum that comes & goes. Urinating frequently. 2 UTI in 6 mon?

Poss viral infection: These symptoms suggest infection. If your urine infection was actually cured, then worry about viral infection like herpes or atypical bacterial infection like mycoplasma or chlamydia. Check with your doctor. All of these are treatable. ...Read more

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I was checked out by my doctor and she said I have an anal fissure. My question is, do anal fissures bleed a lot? And do they cause blood clots?

I was checked out by my doctor and she said I have an anal fissure. My question is, do anal fissures bleed a lot? And do they cause blood clots?

Depends: There are a lot of qualitative terms in your question.

Anal fissures normall cause bleeding that you see on the toilet paper or toilet bowl. A small drop of blood in a large bowl of water can seem like a lot of blood.

Depends on how you are rating what a lot of blood is, when and where you are seeing it and other symptoms.

Blood clots are not typical for a fissure, but possible. ...Read more

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I have had hemmroids and an anal fissure over a year now. They gave me some nifedipine lotion... is there hope? Do fissures worsen during pregnancy?

I have had hemmroids and an anal fissure over a year now. They gave me some nifedipine lotion... is there hope? Do fissures worsen during pregnancy?

Maybe: Hemorrhoids are expected to get worse during a pregnancy, but no necessarily a fissure, although anything can happen, consider a consultation with a colorectal surgeon. That doesn't mean you will have an operation, and you will get all the treaent options. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Diagnosed with anal fissure. Burning pain during and after bowel movement. Can fissures cause some inflammation?

Yes, commonly: There is an underlying low grade infection. Usually hygiene is all that is needed, because infection is controlled as soon as the fissure heals. Consult with colo-rectal surgeon if pain persists. ...Read more

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I've got anal fissure. Now what?

Anal fissure: Can be painful. Avoid straining during bowel movements. Try witch hazel, sitz baths, nitropaste can work but can give you a headache and cause hypotension. Try fiber it softens the stool and can help. ...Read more

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How to make anal fissure feel better?

How to make anal fissure feel better?

Avoid Hard Stools: Keep your stools soft with fiber (metamucil). Drink plenty of water as well. Try tucks pads (witch hazel). May need medicated creams, may need surgery. See your doctor to know what you need to do. ...Read more

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Ultimate method to cure an anal fissure?

Avoid constipation: Constipation and forced bowel movements are the root cause behind formation of the fissure. It is a tear in the skin inside the rectum that occurs when it stretches too far while passing hard stool. ...Read more

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What can someone do for an anal fissure?

What can someone do for an anal fissure?

Need to see doctor: You need to see a specialist to make the correct diagnosis. If the diagnosis is correct then you may require medical treatment, for which your doctor will go over with you. If medical treatment does not work, then surgery will be indicated. ...Read more

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What are some ways to heal an anal fissure?

What are some ways to heal an anal fissure?

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. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an anal fissure?

How do you know if you have an anal fissure?

Pain and bleeding: Rectal pain and bleeding is usually a fissure. Internal hemorrhoids usually bleed painlessly and external hemorrhoids usually hurt and don't bleed. If the fissure is chronic, present for more than a couple of months, the pain and bleeding may resolve but that does not mean the fissure is gone. Have an expert examine to confirm actual healing of the fissure once symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure an anal fissure?

What is the best way to cure an anal fissure?

Stool softeners: Anal fissures are common and are associated with constipation, they cause pain and bleeding with bowel movements. They usually resolve in their own taking stool softeners and a hugh fiber diet with plenty of fluids and warm bathes or soaks usually help if this doesn't help see a doctor. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an anal fissure in a man?

Anal pain: Anal pain during and after defecation, it is the same as in female. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Anal fissure?

What is the definition or description of: Anal fissure?

Anal fissure: Anal fissure = a tear in the mucosa of the anal canal (bottom part of rectum). ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to eat blackberries if you have an anal fissure?

Yes: Clearly it is possible. Your question is probably, is it wise. Those seeds should have no bearing on stool quality by the time it reaches the rectum/anus. Of course keeping the stool soft is of utmost importance, and fruit such as berries may actually be helpful. ...Read more

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Good pain killer for a anal fissure?

Good pain killer for a anal fissure?

Before treatment...: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as a painful swelling. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. But if fissure is confirmed, topical Nitroglycerin is traditionally used, although other agents can be compounded. ...Read more

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How is an anal fissure self-diagnosed?

How is an anal fissure self-diagnosed?

With a mirror?: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more

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Anal fissure--does bleeding come and go?

Anal fissure--does bleeding come and go?

Maybe, but...: Bleeding per rectum may originate in the anal canal, the rectum, or further up the line. Frequent anal sources of bleeding include hemorrhoids & fissures, that may respond to modifying stool texture (fiber, softeners) and topical agents, or require further intervention. Similar bleeds can be seen with anal & rectal cancer, infections, ischemic colitis, diverticular bleeds, inflammatory bowel, etc. ...Read more

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Is the surgery the only solution for anal fissure.?? Please advise me..

Is the surgery the only solution for anal fissure.?? Please advise me..

Medical therapy firs: I typically treat anal fissures with a topical muscle relaxant and pain ointment first. In my experience at least 80% improve without the need for surgery. ...Read more

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Is it ok to exercise while having an anal fissure? Specially exercises like pushups?

Is it ok to exercise while having an anal fissure? Specially exercises like pushups?

Yes: Exercise would be fine with an anal fissure. Activities that cause friction in the anal area, like bike riding, may not be recommended while the area is trying to heal. ...Read more

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Best treatment for an anal fissure?

Anal fissure: The management of primary anal fissures is generally non-operative and includes increased dietary fibre, warm baths, topical ointments and sometimes botulinum toxin injections. If these treatments are ineffective then surgical intervention may be considered ...Read more

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Can nupercainal be used for anal fissure?

Cautiously: As nupercainal may cause burning sensation when applied to an open anal fissure. ...Read more

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What are typical treatments for an anal fissure?

What are typical treatments for an anal fissure?

Depends: An early anal fissure can be cured with local treatments such as pain medication, anti-inflammatory medication, and measures to prevent constipation straining and diarrhea. Older chronic fissures may need surgery such as an anal sphincter partial incision. ...Read more

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What to do if I have anal fissure causing tailbone pain?

Need to be seen: By a colon and rectal surgeon as chronic [osterior anal fissure may get infected and end up as a deep post anal space abscess, causing tail bone pin. This needs to be drained surgicall and sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Which treatment works the best and fastest for anal fissure?

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Soften stool, baths: Eliminating constipation and softening stools are usually the primary targets when treating anal fissures. Such goals can be accomplished by taking daily fiber supplements and/or using laxatives. Sitz baths, during which the rectal area is immersed in warm water for 10-15 minutes, are also therapeutic and should be done 2-3 times per day. Sitz baths are available in most drugstores. ...Read more

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How to tell if it's an anal fissure or hemorrhoids?

How to tell if it's an anal fissure or hemorrhoids?

Pain: Anal fissures tend to be very painful. Hemorrhoids are usually only painful if they are thrombosed. A thrombosed hemorrhoid usually presents with a large, tender bump on the anal area. Fissure usually presents with pain with bowel movements and bright red blood. People often describe a sensation like razor blades or knives when they pass stool. ...Read more

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Is anal fissure an early sign of pregnancy?

Anal fissure is: Caused by irregular bm's either chronic diarrhea or constipation. Regulate your bms by eating properly, drinking properly and avoiding excess alcohol and caffeine. ...Read more

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Can an anal fissure cause tailbone and hip pain?

Can an anal fissure cause tailbone and hip pain?

Tailbone, not hip: It can cause pain in the area of the coccyx (tailbone) but not true hip pain. ...Read more

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Why is nifedipine mixed w/ lidocaine for an anal fissure?

Why is nifedipine mixed w/ lidocaine for an anal fissure?

Anal fissure: The Nifedipine relaxes the sphincter and Lidocaine is used to numb the area to decrease pain. ...Read more

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Is there more bleeding from anal fissure if you take aspirin?

Is there more bleeding from anal fissure if you take aspirin?

Yes: Taking Aspirin affects platelet function which is part of the process involved in clotting of blood. Any open wound such as a fissure that bleeds on its own can be affected with increased or prolonged bleeing if taking aspirin. The fissure needs to heal, be operated on or cease the Aspirin until after healed. Check with your doctor before stopping any meds. ...Read more

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What to do about this possible anal fissure? Prep h? It stings

Anal Fissure: SSS: The three s's.
1. Keep the tear clean. This is done by soaking. Either use sits baths, wet wipes, but do not let this area get infected or irritated.

2. Soften the stool. You do not want to bear down with a hard stool to extend the tear.

And 3. Steroids. Some creams or suppositories will deliver a medicine to help the tissue heal.

Preparation h is witch hazel an anti-itch herb. ...Read more

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What is the distinction between anal fissure/fistula and hemorrhoid?

What is the distinction between anal fissure/fistula and hemorrhoid?

All different: An anal fissure is a small tear in the mucosa that lines the anus. An anal fistula is tract between the anal canal and the skin. A hemorrhoid is a 'varicose (dilated) vein" of the anal canal. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Anal Fissure (Definition)

A condition where there is a tear in the tissue lining the anus or lower rectum which ...Read more