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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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Have hx of hemorrhoids and fissures.few weeks ago blood streaked bm my pcp said it was hemorrhoid.I notice dime size brown mucus after bms. Normal?

Have hx of hemorrhoids and fissures.few weeks ago blood streaked bm my pcp said it was hemorrhoid.I notice dime size brown mucus after bms. Normal?

Not unusual: This bit of mucus is not unusual with anorectal inflammation. However if your symptoms are not resolving,I recommend that you consult a proctologist or colorectal surgeon for further treatment and follow-up.. ...Read more

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I have hemorrhoids anal fissures gastroenterologist gave me ointment symptoms keep returning do i get surgery? i have soft stool have appt wednesday

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

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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?

Colorectal surgeon: You may want to go back to the gastroenterologist, or check with a colorectal surgeon to be reassessed and have a determination made as to whether you may be a surgical candidate. Good luck, ...Read more

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Rectal bleeding enough to think it was menstration for 3 days with small blood clots. No constipation. Diarreah, no external hemorrhoids, no fissures?

Rectal bleeding enough to think it was menstration for 3 days with small blood clots. No constipation. Diarreah, no external hemorrhoids, no fissures?

Rectal bleesing: In the absence of the co ditions you mention, constipation, fissures, hemorrhoids, it is possible the blood is coming from insside the rectum. I recommend consulting with your doctor so the right investigation can be skne to locate the source of the blood. ...Read more

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Hemorrhoids (Definition)

Swollen and inflamed veins in the rectum and anus that ...Read more