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What to do if i want to avoid surgery for fissure, any way out?

What to do if i want to avoid surgery for fissure, any way out?

SURE: See a local colorectal surgeon - there are many in your area. There are topical treatments for anal fissure which can allow healing without surgery, so discuss your non surgical options with such a specialist. Such treatments don't always work, but frequently do. Good luck. ...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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Negative for Chrohn's. Had surgery for fissures but acquiring new ones. What other diseases could cause this?

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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I did hemorroids and fissure surgery one month back, ifeel better day by day but i still feel little pain i didn't sit yet&ihave to go to work is it ok?

I did hemorroids and fissure surgery one month back, ifeel better day by day but i still feel little pain i didn't sit yet&ihave to go to work is it ok?

Ask your surgeon: 4 wks usually enough to go back to regular work, go for a follow up visit, you surgeon will advices you .Yes , going back to work depends on how good you feel, if are unable to sit is enough reason to take additional wk ...Read more

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Please tell me if anal fissure surgery is painful?

Please tell me if anal fissure surgery is painful?

Typically: Anal surgery can be very uncomfortable. Post-op medications helpful. ...Read more

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Do minor anal fissures require surgery or medical attention?

Do minor anal fissures require surgery or medical attention?

Medical tx may help: Many anal fissures can be treated with conservative therapy - drink plenty of water, eat a high fiber diet, take a fiber supplement, use topical agents like witch-hazel, anusol.... Surgery is reserved for failed medical therapy. ...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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Hello dr my husband had anal fissure surgery for 2 days and he complains from svere pain in the area. Is he need intra anal medication?

Hello dr my husband had anal fissure surgery for 2 days and he complains from svere pain in the area. Is he need intra anal medication?

Might help: Some routinely use a mild steroid cream like 1/2-1% hydrocortizone to help with the swelling and pain.It is available over the counter in the drug isle of many stores. ...Read more

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How is an anal fissure surgery done? Is it successful? Will the pain go after surgery? Will the fissure recur? Want to be pain free asap.

Still Painful: The surgery is done by cutting a portion of the sphincter muscle in the anus. Unfortunately it can be a painful operation. If you have not tried nitroglycerin or botox, these may be a good option before surgery. ...Read more