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How to cure butt fissures?

How to cure butt fissures?

Anal Fissures: Best treatment is eliminating the cause which is usually trauma secondary to hard bowel movements. If so try increasing the fiber in your diet and if stools are still hard take an over the counter stool softner as directed. If you are still having problems see your physician who may recommend other therapies such as nitroglycerine or nifedepine ointment, Botox or in some cases surgery. ...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 is the definition or description of: Skin cracking?

What is the definition or description of: Skin cracking?

Skin cracking: Fissuring in outermost layer of tissue covering the body. ...Read more

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Suggestions for fissures. Foods, creams etc?

Suggestions for fissures. Foods, creams etc?

Anal fissures: Most important is prevention by eating a high fiber diet that helps produce easy to evacuate stools. Good hygiene can help with comfort. Clean with baby wipes or by using water in a shower or douche. OTC meds that can help include hydrocortisone ointment (don't use the cream as it can sting) on the external area and shoved up the anal canal a bit. If not improving well in a few days, see your doc. ...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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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

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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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How do you treat anal fissures?

How do you treat anal fissures?

Local medications: Need to have soft stools. Use stool softness if constipated. May use either local anesthetic creams or nitro glycerine or Nifedipine creams. ...Read more

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How can I stop vaginal fissures?

First the cause: Before you look for resolution it is important to determine the cause. Recurrent vaginal fissures is not common. Finding the cause is key. An exam, testing and biopsy of the area is a good first start. There may be recurrent candidiasis, condyloma (hpv), vulvar cancer or precancerous changes, lichen sclerosis, lichen simplex chronicus and other causes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have anal fissures?

No: Anal fissures are common, but not normal; tears in the lining of the anus; often assoc with hard stool, and/or tight anal sphincter. If they are in the north/south locations of the anus can be seen in otherwise healthy people; other locations can be assoc with things like crohn's disease; crohn's fissures can be north/south too. See your doc, gi, or colorectal specialist; may (not) be a big thing. ...Read more

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What can be done for anal fissures?

Anal fissures?: See u pcp for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Any tips for coping with vaginal fissures?

Estrogen cream...: Vaginal fissures are painful! A good treatment for them is to avoid intercourse for a few weeks and use vaginal estrogen cream. See your Ob/Gyn. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What can be done about fissures under toes?

What can be done about fissures under toes?

See foot dr: A podiatrist can treat these and find the cause to prevent them from coming back. ...Read more

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What to do if I have two anal fissures, help!?

Fiber/hot baths: The hot bath will help relieve the spasms that are often present with a fissure. Increase your fiber and water intake to keep the stool soft. If you are not getting better within a few days see a colon and rectal surgeon who can often treat it without surgery. ...Read more

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Does lords procedure for anal fissures is good?

Lord's procedure: It is a simple surgical procedure thajt can be very helpful. ...Read more

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What are the foramina and fissures of the skull?

Homework?: Google is your friend. Now I am, too! For fissures of the skull, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fissure#Skull For foramina of the skull see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_foramina_of_the_human_body#Skull I expect a Christmas Card. ...Read more

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I have chronic anal fissures, what do you suggest?

See a Surgeon: Non-surgical treatment includes warm water soaks 2- 3 times a day, increasing fiber intake, drink lots of water, and taking stool softeners or laxatives. Witch hazel (tucks (witch hazel) pads) can help. Some relief in a day or two usually. It may take several weeks for the fissure to heal completely. Sometimes fissures heal without treatment. May require surgery. ...Read more

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Why is the skin cracking on the tips of my fingers?

Why is the skin cracking on the tips of my fingers?

Fingertip eczema: Eczema on the fingertips is sometimes called fingertip eczema. If the eczema affects more of the hand than just the fingertips, it may be called hand eczema. Eczema on the fingertips may affect all the fingers or only some of the fingers. Fingertip eczema may affect the area of fingerprints or along or below the fingernail. It may be a form of contact dermatitis which is an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What can be done to treat recurring nasal fissures?

Depends: Depends on the cause. Want to rule out infection, immune deficiency, autoinflammatory disorders. In the absence of treatable cause, frequent saline mist or intranasal petroleum could help. See your doctor for an exam and some treatment options. Good luck! ...Read more

Skin Cracking (Definition)

Fissuring in outermost layer of ...Read more