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How Do You Know If You Have An Anal Fissure
Pain and bleeding: Rectal pain and bleeding is usually a fissure. Internal hemorrhoids usually bleed painlessly and external hemorrhoids usually hurt and don't bleed. If the fissure is chronic, present for more than a couple of months, the pain and bleeding may resolve but that does not mean the fissure is gone. Have an expert examine to confirm actual healing of the fissure once symptoms resolve. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Physical exam: An examination with a doctor can visualize the tear in the anal skin (fissure). You cannot see it yourself. ...Read more
Yes: Clearly it is possible. Your question is probably, is it wise. Those seeds should have no bearing on stool quality by the time it reaches the rectum/anus. Of course keeping the stool soft is of utmost importance, and fruit such as berries may actually be helpful. ...Read more
How do you know if you have a fissure fistula or a anal fissure? Would my proctologist know what i have?
How to know if I have an anal fissure and I need to change my diet or does this sound like a hemorrhoid that would need surgery?
Pain and bleeding: The fissure is a slice in the mucous membrane of your rectum and is very painful. It beging from straining on hard stools and results in a fissure or tear in the membrane. There may be a stripe of blood on your stools or even droplets in water. Sometines they heal but open on the next strained movement. Surgery involved cutting out the fissure and letting it heal. Recovery isn't bad ...Read more
I have an anal fissure its getting worst cause I always scratch it.Is there anything beside topic drugs to treat or remove it?
Yes: One option is surgery. The other option to consider before surgery is Botox injection in the anus. This is done in the office and in many cases helps the anal fissure to heal. This procedure is done by colorectal surgeons. It is better to see a colorectal surgeon to make sure that this is really anal fissure and no other problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
PAIN AND BLEEDING: Pain and bleeding with bowel movements can be a sign of anal fissure, which is a raw tear in the anal lining. Quite painful, with a spasm type pain. Hemorrhoids could give you pain as well. So, keep well hydrated, eat a balanced diet, and seek a professional exam and opinion. Good luck. ...Read more
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