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Fissures On Fingers
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
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 had a bruise in the finger with fissures. I go to the gym, but i don't know if have relation. I used ureia lotion, but no effect.
I have a 'hole' next to my anus. I can fit half a finger in and it hurts. Is this an anal fissure? Also have mucus after pooping. Quite worried.
Don't worry: That's a waste of time.See your pcp and know for sure, Then see who ever he referres you to for correction. ...Read more
What is the chance of getting an std/hiv from giving a and receiving oral using condoms? As well as being anally penetrated by an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure?
Relatively low: As far as oral and anal with a condom on...you should be OK. The fingering..you have to be careful with the anal fissure because if there is an infective agent..it has ready access to your bloodstream (more than if there was no fissure at all). Its certainly more safe than other insertions (penis for example). Just make sure they don't have long fingernails and make sure they wash their hands. ...Read more
Risk of std/hiv with giving and receiving oral with condoms, and anal penetration with an unprotected finger, when I have an anal fissure, using the other persons saliva?
Here are some ...: Your described scenario of sexual behaviors poses a much higher risk to contract STDs than average monogamous individuals. But, no one can tell you if you may get it or not. Therefore, follow a higher standard of safe sex and do annual tests for STD if engaging in sex with multiple partners through multiple entrances - genital, oral, and anal - especially with "violent" sexual acts leading to... ...Read more
Can the use of rectogesic ointment cause perianal abcess? After 4 weeks of usage a small lump has appeared the opening of my anus - far from fissure.
I have been diagnosed with an anal fissure. Doctor prescribed Nifedipine. How do I apply Nifedipine 0.5 to anal fissure?
Do Anal fissures heal on their own? I think I have a small one, it only hurts if you touch it or when I have bowel movements.
Anal fissures: Yes, they typically heal on their own. Try to keep the rectal area scrupulously clean. Using a sitz bath after bm can help with that level of cleanliness. Moist towelettes are another option. Keep bm soft. Avoid touching with fingers so you can limit the amount of extra bacteria introduced, though that area already has exposure to bacteria from body waste. Small fissures rarely need surgery. ...Read more
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