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How Is An Anal Fissure Generally Treated
Successfully: A new or 'acute' fissure will often respond to simple measures such as softening of the stools (increased water & fiber intake, a mild laxative) and a topical anesthetic. However, a more chronic fissure may be treated with a topical medication to relax the sphincter spasm and allow healing. This works less than 2/3 of the time. When it fails, a small outpatient operation is usually successful. ...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
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?
Can an anal fissure be bowel cancer? Had it for years recently got it treated. Just wondering. I get the classic fissure symptoms and 17 years old.
I was diagnosed w an anal fissure. No bleeding, & prolapsed hemorrhoid. Being treated now w nifedipine. Thinking its the prolapse. Burning so bad?
Tear of anus.: An anal fissure is a small tear in the lining (mucosa) of the anus. Typical symptoms associated with anal fissures are pain and bleeding. Fissures are quite common, but are often confused with other causes of pain and bleeding, such as hemorrhoids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With a mirror?: Could you be referring to fissures, fistula, abscess? Sexually transmitted disease (syphilis, gc, hiv, etc.) should be considered. Hemorrhoids & rectal prolapse can appear as an outward bulging. Anal trauma of any kind may cause mechanical injury. Skin eruptions need to be considered. Evaluation is recommended to distinguish serious versus less concerning reasons for your problem as described. ...Read more
How is an anal fissure surgery done? Is it successful? Will the pain go after surgery? Will the fissure recur? Want to be pain free asap.
I've had, what I believe is an anal fissure for a couple months now, I just recently started treating it. Does hemorrhoidal cream help heal it?
Hi I recently went to the doctor assuming I had a hemorrhoid. Turns out, it is an anal fissure and sentinel pile. Is surgery the only option to remove?
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