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Fissures have healed but there is a big sentinel pile for yrs which is not resolving. Cud u plz suggest some nonsurgical treatment to get rid this?

Fissures have healed but there is a big sentinel pile for yrs which is not resolving. Cud u plz suggest some nonsurgical treatment to get rid this?

May be: To get rid of the actual hemorrhoid nothing short of surgery, except laser or high frequency machine some time shrink them, the internal hemorrhoid could be ligated in the office, the external one could be injected with medication that will close the vein without surgery. If you are concerned about the pain associated with hemorrhoid there is OTC medication and foam and topical analgesic. ...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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Anal fissure has healed but sentinel pile still there, although it got a little smaller its not going away. Should I wait longer? Other treatments? Pls

Anal fissure has healed but sentinel pile still there, although it got a little smaller its not going away. Should I wait longer? Other treatments? Pls

"piles" and fissures: "piles" are hemorrhoids, which are blood vessel hernias in the anal region. "Fissures" are unrelated to the occurrence of hemorrhoids, and both can be caused by straining with bowel movements. Surgical treatments are painful and usually not indicated except in extreme cases. Suggest using mild laxatives on occasions to help prevent more of either, but what is there will not "fo away". ...Read more

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Whar are the treatments for a sentinel pile? Is it just surgery? Treating a fissure w nitroglycerin, which makes the lump burn. What to do?

Whar are the treatments for a sentinel pile? Is it just surgery? Treating a fissure w nitroglycerin, which makes the lump burn. What to do?

Surgery: Nitro has about 70% success, but to excise that annoying tissue and reach almost 100% success rate do a lateral sphincterotomy with pile excision. ...Read more

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What are some home treatment for a sentinel pile?

What are some home treatment for a sentinel pile?

Fissure: Sentinel pile is seen in patients who have anal fissure. The treatment is to correct the problems that cause the fissure, initially with medicines to control constipation, creams to relax the anal sphincter. If the symptoms do not improve after medical treatment then surgery is indicated ...Read more

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How long does an anal fissure take to heal? Ithink I kept retearing it when I have a BM by the way I sat on the toilet. Sentinel pile is still there.

Depends: Without surgery and with adequate treatment not all chronic fissures will heal. If it does not heal in 8 weeks with treatment you may need to resort to surgery. The sentinel pile will not go away without surgery. ...Read more

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Will my sentinel pile completely go away once my anal fissure heals? Please help me. I'm so sad & confused.

Will my sentinel pile completely go away once my anal fissure heals? Please help me. I'm so sad & confused.

Anal fissure: Healing of the fissure can be cured by relieving the constipation which caused your fissure. Once the fissure is healed the sentinel pile should clear up as well ...Read more

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Can adding iodized salt to a sitz bath help a chronic anal fissure heal that also has a sentinel pile?

Yes: Adding salt to the bath will help to draw out the swelling in the area which will improve the pain. It will not speed up healing process but it may make you more comfortable for longer period of time. ...Read more

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Can you give me more info on to get a sentinel pile caused by an anal fisure removed by surgery?

Can you give me more info on to get a sentinel pile caused by an anal fisure removed by surgery?

Outpatient Surgery: This should be a relatively simple outpatient procedure depending on the size of the sentinel pile. ...Read more

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What surgery is best for fissures and hemorrhoids treatment?

What surgery is best for fissures and hemorrhoids treatment?

Anal fissure: An exam under anesthesia, is the first part of the rectal operation. While you are comfortable and under general anesthesia your surgeon will examine the rectum, and make best judgment for actual procedure. In many cases there will be a finding on the exam that impacts your surgeons options to benefit your health. Be well. ...Read more

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Is there any homeopathic treatment for anal fissures?

Is there any homeopathic treatment for anal fissures?

Yes: There are more than 90 homeopathic remedies known to help anal fissures. Differentiating which is best for you requires a personal consultation with a professional homeopath. Ignatia may help anal fissures accompanied by rectal spasms. Aesculus is known for hemorrhoid pain associated with low back pain ; rectal pain as if the rectum is full of small sticks. Graphites is yet another possibility. ...Read more

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What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures?

What is the best natural treatment for chronic anal fissures?

Soft stools: This will work about 20% of the time.
Lateral sphinctermyotomy is curative. Spare the knife and spoil the rectum ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for anal fissures? I suffer from on and off constipation.

What's the best treatment for anal fissures? I suffer from on and off constipation.

Cure constipation: The hard stool tears the delicate mucosa. Most constipation comes from lousy diet so try to eat only god made food and leave the "junk" alone, particularly all that sweet stuff, candy, sodas (evendiet) sugar, all the man-made junk that poses as "food"! ...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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Over the counter treatment / pain relief for vaginal fissures? Started after my daughter was born. Hoped they'd heal on their own. No dr avail

Over the counter treatment / pain relief for vaginal fissures? Started after my daughter was born. Hoped they'd heal on their own. No dr avail

Supportive treatment: For this annoying situation, first make sure you avoid exacerbating by avoiding use of tampons, use lubrication during intercourse, avoid acidic diet, smoking and eat lots of yogurt to enhance growth of healthy bacteria. Besides using OTC pain relief, you can use sitz bath. Get checked with your OB for more definitive medical treatment and or minor surgical repair. ...Read more

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What is annal fissure disease, Is this disease easily curable and what are its causes and treatment.

A tear at outlet: Anal fissure is incredibly common and is simply a tear of the lining of the anal outlet. The tear bleeds bright red blood and exposes the inner anal muscle which responds by going into spasm which causes pain. The tear is caused by straining. Treatment is to stay away from straining with stool softeners and fiber supplement and warm water or medication to treat muscle spasm like nifedipine ...Read more

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I have been having a long standing fissure in both soles especially at the heels, they are somehow painful. What is an appropriate treatment for this?

Foot Fissures: You may consider emollient creams like Eucerin foot cream, but fist be checked by podiatrist, doctor to make sure a fungal infection is not complicating the picture. Milk baths which contain lactic acid (soaking in milk) for 20 minutes 2-3 time a week for 2 weeks may help as well. ...Read more

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Best treatment for an anal fissure?

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