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Fissure And Narrow Stool
Lack of sufficient fiber in the diet is a likely cause.
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 ...Read more
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
I'm 22 years old. Had a colonoscopy 6 months back came back as internal haemmeroidsl. These days I have narrow stools im scared of having colon cancer?
Best way to treat a hemorrhoid and fissure? I've had both for 4 months, the fissures come and go. I still have big stools that caused them
See Proctologist: Discuss Lateral sphinctormyotomy should be curativeGet a more detailed answer ›
I had large streaks of blood in my stool today. I was told I had fissure from doc ages ago, got ointment. Is this normal for fissures?
Anal fissure: Yes it quite common to have a stool streaked with blood when a fissure is present. ...Read more
While going to the bathroom, I notice that sometimes upon wiping there is some blood on the tp, no blood in the stool. So is this anal fissures?
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. There's a lot of blood too
Do anal fissures go away on their own? I saw a very small amount of blood in my stool once and some pain does that mean I have it? How can I tell?
Get exam: With blood in your stool, it is always best to get an examination. An examination, not by yourself using mirrors etc, can be diagnostic and at the same time assure it is not something more serious. Many things can cause some blood, even a large strained BM that causes minor lacerations. Etc. May do it. As stated though, best to get an exam, Good luck. ...Read more
Do you have any tips on how to get rid of anal fissures? I'm guessing it has to do with my diet maybe? They don't occur every time I pass stool and when they do I can tell there's some tearing despite a normal-sized stool.
I have a history of hemorrhoids, fissures, and inflammation. Recently, I noticed a fairly deep groove in my stool. Cause?
Can miralax (polyethylene glycol) cause you to have flat like stool? I'm currently taking due to fissures but prior was having normal formed stool.
Are anal fissures common after a c-section? I have bright blood and a lot of pain when trying to pass a stool
Any surgery-yes: Most anal fissures after hospitalization for whatever reason are a result of altered bowel habits; commonly constipation from bed rest, changed diet, and pain meds. Diarrhea from antibiotics and infections also can cause fissures, but constipation is a far more common cause. Discuss treatment with your doc and you should heal up in no time :). ...Read more
How to treat burning sensation while passing stools. Don't have hemorrhoid's/fissures/ constipation. Reason.?
Hemorrhoids fissures: Hemorrhoids are venous structures. Fissures are tear with scarring in the delicate tissue. Constipation, is local trauma to anal canal as large, hard stool passes. Straining, coughing, lifting lead to increased venous pressures and rectal trauma. Fissures once started can progress. Care and treatment is the same, decrease anal trauma, get evaluated by local doc or surgeon. ...Read more
My anal fissures are not healing properly its been a month! Whenever I have a hard stool blood loss occurs! Using a GTN ointment also?
I have hemorrhoids anal fissures gastroenterologist gave me ointment symptoms keep returning do I get surgery? I have soft stool have appt wednesday
Red blood. In stool. Dr said he saw small hemorrhoid and anal fissures. But the blood seem to be mixed in the stool. Any thought to this?
Yes at 22: That is the most common cause at your age, wait till fissure heals and go back to your doctor for follow up, he will evaluate you if you need any endoscopic procedure. ...Read more
I have has recurrent anal fissures for the last 6 months. I Use GTN twice a day, stool softeners, and drink plenty of water. What else can be done?
Surgery: You sound like a good candidate for a lateral sphincteromyotomy. See your friendly neighborhood proctologist ...Read more
I've been having red spots in stool. Doc. Used anoscope, no anal fissures etc found. Could it still be caused by passing hard stool? No pain, FOBT ok.
Are anal fissures easily agitated? I had a smallish one, and it felt great after like a week and half. Recently hard strain stool and it hurts again
I read high fiber diet can cause constipation and potentially anal fissures + diverticulitis from passing large stools. I recently passed large stools after starting 30g per day fiber. Should I worry?
Hey!! I think I have developed anal fissures as I get blood in stool I am using a cream GTN as an ointment and taking laxatives what else should I do?
My 4 yr old daughter have been constipating ever since she was 1. She had huge stools that causes fissures. She's currently on miralax (polyethylene glycol). I need answers.
Constipation Rx: The general rule of toddler treatment is to provide a wetting agent like MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) & aggressively manage past stooling issues for twice the duration of the constipation or 6mo, whichever is least. The baloon like lower bowel needs time to shrink back to normal & staying as empty as possible will help that. Look for a developmental pediatrician or pedi GI for help. ...Read more
I was told the cause of bright red in my stool could be due to hemorrhoids or anal fissures? I do plan to see a doctor first thing tomorrow. Also I experience gassy stomach at times. Pls advice
Here are some...: Seeing red colored stool deserves an alert to attend it so to figure out what may cause it, but just once with no recurrence at age 20, the odd to have something serious would be much less than that in one at 50-70s. Nonetheless, it is a good idea to follow instructions described in http://www. Formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html and other related articles in the selected categories. Best wish.... ...Read more
When I make a bowel movement it takes 2 hours stool is soft not constipated have hemorrhoids anal fissures how will doc fix bowel movement?
What is the best way to lubricate & soften stool due to a fissure, either an oral or local product, especially in summer when it's hot?
Water, foods, meds: Drinking water, eating high fiber foods, or things like prunes, raisins, jelly beans, etc., then adding other meds like an over the counter stool softener may help. I have found that the brand name stool softeners rather than their generic or store brand equivalents work better. If you have a fissure for > 30 days, you may benefit from operation because meds don't work as well. ...Read more
Could my Dr tell if I have stenosis when he checked to see if my fissure was healed? Fissure is healed but still have thin stool but not pencil thin.
Stool: If the stenosis was at the rectum that could be determined. However pencil thin stools can happen from stenosis further up the GI tract. ...Read more
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