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Hemorrhoid Anal Fissure
I've had a hemorrhoid & anal fissure x1 mo. I used Proctozone once/day for 1 wk. Not getting better & blood is still in toilet after BMs. What to do?
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 have hemorrhoids anal fissures gastroenterologist gave me ointment symptoms keep returning do i get surgery? i have soft stool have appt wednesday
Wait for appointment: Conservative treatment is usually preferred for these issues as there is no guarantee that surgery will make everything rosy. I'd wait to see what your GI doctor says on Weds. ...Read more
I have hemorrhoids anal fissures that have lasted since Feb pain started after taking zyprexa (olanzapine) doc can't do banding because of pain do i need surgery?
I have had internal hemorrhoids anal fissures for 6 months on off gastro doc gave me cream it keeps going coming back did sizz bath how to fix this?
I have hemorrhoids anal fissures. cuts in rectum hurting making bowel movement on/off since February how to fix this? can't do banding cause fissures
I have hemorrhoids anal fissures i have banding this month it takes me an hour for soft bowel movement to finish how would a doc fix bowel?
When i make a bowel movement it takes 2 hours stool is soft not constipated have hemorrhoids anal fissures how will doc fix bowel movement?
Anal fissure: There is probably a lot of unconscious with holding on your part because of the hemorrhoids and anal fissure causing pain when you have a bowel movement. I would try to make the stools even softer so that it will be difficult for you to take 2 hours to pass a single BM. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have it evaluated: I suppose if you were a contortionist and had a mirror you might figure this out by looking. However, spotting a fissure would not rule out having a hemorrhoid internally that could be your main problem.Having you doc or a GI doc do a formal anoscopy (look at and up your anus) would sort this out. If you just have minor itching down there, local application of emollients like coco butter can help. ...Read more
See your doctor: These are different problems and treatment may also differ. Pain is common with fissure: increase water and fiber intake, use stool softener and sitz baths. Topical nitroglycerine or Diltiazem ointment helps heal fissure. Hemorrhoids don't cause pain unless thrombosed- a firm swelling on the outside of the anus. Fiber, fluids, sitz baths help. Most resolve on their own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Been checked by 3 different doctors.(Had hemorrhoids and anal fissure in past).Docs say not there now.Pain at times.GI say proctalgia f_ poss. what?
Pain in the rectum: proctalgia mean pain in the rectum so you still can have a spasm in the muscle there try to sit in the top in a nice warm water and see if that will make the pain goes away make sure your bowels are regular ...Read more
Haven't been to the gym to lift in a month and half (or more) because of constant flared up hemorrhoids.No anal fissure. Do have IBS.Pain is less.CanI?
Had bleeding during bowel movements. How can I tell if it is hemorrhoids or anal fissure? Are there home treatments? Or do they go away on their own?
You may be able to: tell by looking with a mirror if you know what you're looking for.To know for sure, please see your doctor.If there's a fissure there, you may be able to heal it with a healing ointment such as Aquaphor and making sure your bowel movements aren't hard.Hemorrhoids can resolve on their own if you soften your stool and don't need to push as hard, but if the bleeding continues, you need to be checked. ...Read more
Have another? that's with this. Blood in stool, minuscule 3 days now. Not hemorrhoid or anal fissure. Could be just an ulcer bleed? Weight loss w/this
See below: Hemorrhoids are enlarged veins that occur at the anal opening and can cause bleeding or discomfort. An anal fissure is a tear or crack in the lining of the skin at the anal opening. A fissure is generally quite painful & can bleed a little. See a doctor for an exam to tell the difference. ...Read more
By exam by doctor: Your doctor can differentiate by examination, anal fissure is very painful, usually located at tail bone side of anus single, little or no bleeding, most of the time will heal but may take time, hemorrhoids first painless bleeding reduces it self , later will get thrombosed with severe pain, please see you doctor to make sure it is not something else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to do push-up and pull-up exercises while having internal hemorrhoids and Chronic Anal fissure ?
Just started taking iron 3 days ago. Have been diagnosed with hemorrhoids and chronic anal fissure. Stool was dark brown. should I be worried?
Iron naturally tinges the stool dark brown.
Your stool will return to normal once you stop the supplement. ...Read more