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Any treatment recommended for anal fissures? Why so they keep recurring? Use cottonelle wet wipes as well as toilet paper. What causes anal fissures?
Moist Paper Towels: Wet wipes out of a box can cause a distinct type of diaper rash, it looks like red "parentheses" around the anus, and there really isn't a brand that is totally safe from that. Every time in the past that a baby's treatment with creams failed, removing wet wipes helped, so now i just start by recommending cleaning with moistened paper towels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually, yes: Touching herpes sores (by toilet wiping or any other reason) usually is quite painful. However, most such pain is due to things other than herpes, such as a yeast infection. And some herpes outbreaks cause no symptoms at all. If you think you might have genital herpes or were exposed, see your doctor ASAP for exam and testing. The sooner the better, for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. ...Read more
BM pain with wiping: Hi the first reason that comes to mind is that there is a small tear, an anal fissure, causing the pain. These small tears can be common...Especially if your bowel movements are hard or difficult. The other common problem is hemorrhoids. I would want to know if you were bleeding and how long the pain is persisting. If you are having increasing pain you need to be seen. ...Read more