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What causes anal fissures?

What causes anal fissures?

Trauma.: Anal fissures are usually the result of trauma to the inner mucosal lining of the anus. Most commonly this occurs when the anal canal stretches after a hard, dry bowel movement. Other causes of a fissure include diarrhea or inflammatory conditions of the anal area. Less commonly, an anal fissure may result from foreign body insertion or anal intercourse. ...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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What causes vaginal fissures?

What causes vaginal fissures?

Various causes: Fissures can be caused by infections like yeast and herpes. Chronic vulvar disorders like lichen sclerosis and lichen simplex chronicus are other causes. Contact dermatitis (allergic reaction) can also cause. See and Obgyn for an accurate diagnosis ...Read more

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Negative for Chrohn's. Had surgery for fissures but acquiring new ones. What other diseases could cause this?

Multiple issues: proctitis, cryptitis, hemorroiditis, anal infections. Rectal manipulation/penetration. I suggest anoscopy and colonoscopy. Sitz baths (2 lbs Epsom salts in 6 inches warm water) baths 4x/day and cortisone anal creams. Certainly a GI evalaution and exam. ...Read more

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Can chronic fissures cause fistula how can I avoid that?

Risk increases: With chronic fissures, you would be more at risk to develop a possible fistula than a person without chronic fissures. Get the fissure treated and controlled, and your risk would decrease of any possible fistula formation. Other than that, there is not much else you can do. Be well, best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the main cause for feet skin cracking and dryness?

What is the main cause for feet skin cracking and dryness?

Virginal/ruff contac: Skin will comfortably callous over time; too quick will cause additive tears. Cocoanut oil several times a day +slow down.
If this fails after 5 to 8 days, a thorough dermatological exam is a must. From nutrition to exotic infections & syndromes must be considered as well as as a herald of a more general malady.
Pls. Don't wait. ...Read more

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How much pain can anal fissures cause? I've had them for a while and it's becoming unbearable at times.

How much pain can anal fissures cause? I've had them for a while and it's becoming unbearable at times.

Can be very severe: Hi VHeath
Sorry to hear you are feeling so poorly. They can be extremely severe. I've had many patients before that told me it's like sitting on a firecracker, hot coal, red hot iron. I've also had patients where they can't even sit down or have periods where they are almost writhing in pain. Hope you can get treated for them soon! Hang in there ...Read more

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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes fissures on your tongue?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes fissures on your tongue?

Fissured tongue: This is usually a variation of normal and requires no treatment other than extra care to keep it clean with a tongue scraper or a tooth brush used on a daily basis. If you have any other problems or questions, you should see an oral surgeon for a consultation. ...Read more

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Can diarrhea cause anal fissures?

No: Anal fissures are almost always caused by constipation or anal distension (such as with anal intercourse or anal manipulation). Fissures can also be associated with hypertonic anal sphincter. The treatment centers around trying not to stretch the anus too much: stool softners, less aggressive sexual practices and sometimes relaxation of the anal sphincter by surgery or Botox injection. ...Read more

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Do eating chicken cause anal fissures?

Do eating chicken cause anal fissures?

Anal fissures: Know of no association between eating poultry and developing anal fissures. ...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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Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

Does drinking alcohol cause anal fissures?

No but can worsen: I don't believe there is any direct impact of drinking on anal fissures or hemorrhoids, but it can worsen them. First, alcohol is a diuretic (draws water out of you), so it could make your stool harder & aggravate the area. Also, it interferes w/ multiple components of the body's healing mechanisms, such as platelets, clotting factor, & other products and processes involved in healing. ...Read more

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Hi. What is vaginal fissures? And how can it cause break or cut in outer and inner labia? Is it for abrasion or els?

Hi. What is vaginal fissures? And how can it cause break or cut in outer and inner labia? Is it for abrasion or els?

Skin breaking: Vaginal fissures are little breaks in the skin. Most commonly caused by yeast infection, but also herpes and other autoimmune problems. Abrasion or physical tearing of the skin can also occur, e.g. From sex. ...Read more

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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?

Gastroenterologist: Evaluation. If you haven't gone to one, consider it.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/hidradenitis-suppurativa/ds00818/dsection=treatments-and-drugs. ...Read more

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Can anal fissures vaginal fissures be related to the same cause? Can spasm from sphincter cause a vaginal fissure? Unsure of sphincterectomy surgery.

Can anal fissures vaginal fissures be related to the same cause? Can spasm from sphincter cause a vaginal fissure? Unsure of sphincterectomy surgery.

Vaginal fissure: Are not related to anal fissure. Anal caused by the sphincter too right and tearing when you have bm. Sphincterotomy can be effective, but would reccomend stool softness and topical nitrate creams first, followed by Botox injections if that doesn't work. Sphincterotomy is last measure because of risk of incontinence. Vaginal tears are caused by trauma, especially if there is little lubricants. ...Read more

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Can anal sex cause fissures or hemroids? I'v had anal sex for many years without issues. But now I have this ripping tearing sensation arond my rectum

Rectal pain: The answer is yes. Fissures and hemorrhoid all irritation can result from anal sex. Sounds like you have a fissure. Should see your doctor for confirmation and treatment. ...Read more

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Hi What all can cause blood in stool apart from fissures more so if its a male 54 years. Thanks?

Hi What all can cause blood in stool apart from fissures more so if its a male 54 years. Thanks?

Cancer: Have you had a colonoscopy? Although bright red blood is less likely to be cancer, you are in the age group where you should at least have had routine screening. See your clinician and get scheduled for colonoscopy. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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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

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

Patience: Few treatment are effective for the short term pain of anal fissures. Some benefit from warm soaks, topical anesthetic creams, etc.
Medications to relieve the muscle spasm can be prescribed, as well as Botox injections and surgery in severe cases. ...Read more

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When I empty my bowels, I strain. I've always done it and it caused my anal fissures, itching, and pain. How do I stop straining so my anus can heal?

Stool softeners: The straining irritates the anal tissue - the stool is probably a bit too firm. So you need to take something to make it a bit softer. If one of these work - then a little daily is better than intermittent use. And yes, daily use is ok. Mom, glycolax, stool softeners, and even prunes are ok. Dulcolax and senna herbal agents are not - they cause the colon to become addicted to their regular use. ...Read more

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What causes dyshidrosis? Been suffering mildly from reoccurring blisters / fissures on fingers for last 3 years. Very annoying. Treat w Dermovate ATM.

What causes dyshidrosis? Been suffering mildly from reoccurring blisters / fissures on fingers for last 3 years. Very annoying. Treat w Dermovate ATM.

Allergic: It is almost always an allergic condition. More frequently it is something your hands are coming in contact with. Less frequently it is something you are ingesting. It is worth the time and effort to see an allergist to try and identify possible culprits, especially if you are having the ongoing symptoms you describe. Also get dermatologist involved if one not involved already. ...Read more

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What causes anal fissures and hemorrhoids to smell so bad besides having stool get stuck on it?

Odors are a function: Of the foods you are eating and poor local hygeine. Another possibility is an infection due the fissure but you would have pretty bad pain and possible fever as well. ...Read more

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I have a history of hemorrhoids, fissures, and inflammation. Recently, I noticed a fairly deep groove in my stool. Cause?

I have a history of hemorrhoids, fissures, and inflammation. Recently, I noticed a fairly deep groove in my stool. Cause?

Likely fine, but....: Changes in caliber or stool shape are usually related to altered anal tone which can be seen with fissuring. That being said an exam is in order to rule out anything more serious like a cancer ...Read more

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Bleeding after BM (Fissures), not constipated, colonoscopy showed no Chrohn's, etc. What else could cause anal fissues? Allergies? Stress? Reflux?

Bleeding after BM (Fissures), not constipated, colonoscopy showed no Chrohn's, etc. What else could cause anal fissues? Allergies? Stress? Reflux?

Anal fissures: Some common causes of anal fissure include:Passing large or hard stools, Constipation and straining during bowel movements, Chronic diarrhea, Inflammation of the anorectal area caused by Crohn's disease or another inflammatory bowel disease, and Childbirth. You may not be constipated, but may have large stools. Activities like anal intercourse or sex toy use can cause them too. Keep up with the GI ...Read more