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How do you get an anal fissure and how can it be cured?

How do you get an anal fissure and how can it be cured?

Diarrhea/constipatio: Either can cause you to have developed an anal fissure, regulate your diet and fluids and most fissures will heal. ...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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I had anal fissure 2 months ago because of constipation. I am still getting problem and I need to know how long it takes to get cure?

I had anal fissure 2 months ago because of constipation. I am still getting problem and I need to know how long it takes to get cure?

Usually 2-3 wks: fissures lasting more than 6 wks are chronic but treatment is still effective. watch your diet, use good hygiene and be patient. Increase your liguid intake and use sitz baths. Ask your doctor what other options are available to you. ...Read more

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Is it possible that one of our bedroom toys have caused my boyfriend to get an anal fissure?

Sure.: Anal fissures are caused by injury (trauma) to the anal canal. Injury can happen if: you pass a large stool that stretches the anal canal. You are constipated and try to pass a hard stool. You have repeated diarrhea. You stretch the anal canal with a bedroom toy. ...Read more

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How to heal anal fissure? Was prescribed nitroglycerin? How does one get an anal fissure? Tense anal muscles. How to eliminate the source so can heal

How to heal anal fissure? Was prescribed nitroglycerin? How does one get an anal fissure? Tense anal muscles. How to eliminate the source so can heal

Anal fissure: The physiology of a chronic fissure is this: the internal sphincter muscle is an involuntary sphincter. It relaxes when the rectum is distended secondary to a bowel movement. Once the stool comes down and hits the fissure..The base of the fissure is the internal sphincter muscle. It spasms , funnelling the anal canal putting pressure anteriorly and posteriorly. The result..Pain and chronic fissure. ...Read more

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Ultimate method to cure an anal fissure?

Avoid constipation: Constipation and forced bowel movements are the root cause behind formation of the fissure. It is a tear in the skin inside the rectum that occurs when it stretches too far while passing hard stool. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure an anal fissure?

What is the best way to cure an anal fissure?

Stool softeners: Anal fissures are common and are associated with constipation, they cause pain and bleeding with bowel movements.They usually resolve in their own taking stool softeners and a hugh fiber diet with plenty of fluids and warm bathes or soaks usually help if this doesn't help see a doctor. ...Read more

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Sir after the surgery of acute anal fissure how many days it will take to cure rply thank u?

Sir after the surgery of acute anal fissure how many days it will take to cure rply thank u?

Lots of surgical...: ...options. Which one were you considering? Check the many excellent HealthTap responses to this question regarding the pros/cons of each procedural choice. ...Read more

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Is my anal fissure considered "chronic" if it heals with conservative methods but then retears every once in awhile when I get constipated?

Is my anal fissure considered "chronic" if it heals with conservative methods but then retears every once in awhile when I get  constipated?

Best thing is to: avoid constipation. But sometimes it helps to relax sphincter muscle. This can be done with stool softeners or topical medication. Consult with a colo rectal surgeon. ...Read more

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My anal fissure is healing and 2 sentinel tags at 3o clk and 9 o clk position.when i go to BM it ll swell n aft Bm it ll shrink.how to shrink get rid ?

My anal fissure is healing and 2 sentinel tags at 3o clk and 9 o clk position.when i go to BM it ll swell n aft Bm it ll shrink.how to shrink get rid ?

Fissure will be at 6: Fissure will be at 6 o clock position most of the time , most likely you have painful inflamed hemorrhoids , see you doctor to confirm diagnosis take stool softeners , high fibre diet , ointments alng with local care , sitze baths etc , will get relief most of the time in couple of wks . ...Read more

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How do you get rid of chronic anal fissure?

How do you get rid of chronic anal fissure?

Sphincterotomy: Surgery is usually recommended for patients who have not healed their fissure after at least three months of medical therapy. Surgical treatment for anal fissures is highly effective and recurrence is low. The procedure is called a lateral internal sphincterotomy and involves cutting a portion of the internal anal sphincter muscle. This helps the fissure heal and decreases pain and spasm. ...Read more

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My child is suffering from anal fissure from last 2 months. she is 4 yrs old. tell some homeopathy medicine or how to get this treated?

My child is suffering from anal fissure from last 2 months. she is 4 yrs old. tell some homeopathy medicine or how to get this treated?

Anal fissure: Vasoline/Aquaphor can be helpful, but the bigger picture is to why we are getting the fissures, and the most common reason is constipation. Try treating the constipation and hopefully the fissures won't persistently happen. ...Read more

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My dr gave me a script for a steroid suppository but its not covered by my insurance. What else can I use to cure an anal fissure that is inflamed?

My dr gave me a script for a steroid suppository but its not covered by my insurance. What else can I use to cure an anal fissure that is inflamed?

Can get better: You can get better if steroid ointment is not available , high fibre diet, avoiding constipationlenty of fluids, sitze baths local care with available creams. Hope it will heal soon and make you comfortable. ...Read more

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What are the chances that my anal fissure will get infected and turn into an abscess/fistula? That would be my worst nightmare.

What are the chances that my anal fissure will get infected and turn into an abscess/fistula? That would be my worst nightmare.

Anal fissure : Although of course it is possible, the vast majority of anal fissures never turned into an abscess or fistula, especially when treated early. I would follow the advice of your doctor or gastroenterologist, and know that the chances that that could happen will be very slim. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had anal fissure surg 2 months ago. When will passing gas at any time ever go away. ( no control) dr said it will get better its not! help!

Had anal fissure surg 2 months ago.  When will passing gas at any time ever go away. ( no control) dr said it will get better its not!  help!

Patience : It's can take a while. Unfortunately, u don't have a choice either. U have to hang in there. Sometimes it never gets better if the sphincter was cut. If botox, it almost always get back to normal but could take 6 months. ...Read more

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I have an anal fissure and I am using .2% nitrogylcerin for past 4 months. Fissure goes off and comes on back again when I get hard stools.Plz advise?

I have an anal fissure and I am using .2% nitrogylcerin for past 4 months.  Fissure goes off and comes on back again when I get hard stools.Plz advise?

Curable: If you have an anal fissure that has not healed after several months of appropriate medical treatment as you describe, it is extremely unlikely that it will heal (permanently) without surgery, no matter what other medications you try. See a colorectal surgeon (www fascrs.Org to find one); there are simple outpatient procedures with a better than 90% cure rate. ...Read more

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Im 21wks pregnant and have anal fissure because of hardened stool.what can be used to cure the fissure and is calmoseptine ointment safe for pregnant?

Im 21wks pregnant and have anal fissure because of hardened stool.what can be used to cure the fissure and is calmoseptine ointment safe for pregnant?

Stool softener: The best treatment for an anal fissure is to avoid constipation with a simple stool softener. Natural foods such as prunes or raisins are likely your best bet while you're pregnant, in addition to drinking lots of water and walking more. I would ask your OB about calmoseptine. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more


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Anal Fissure (Definition)

A condition where there is a tear in the tissue lining the anus or lower rectum which ...Read more