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How To Treat Anal Fissure
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
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
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
I have a chronical anal fissure that its symptoms appear once every several months and go away the same day. Do I have to treat it surgically ?
I suffer from anal fissure. I took botox to treat it 3 months ago.But l am still suffering. At this moment, its worse as neverbefore and its burning. Help!
See PCP first.: Anal fissure is a painful disorder caused by frequent diarrhea such as those from crohn's disease, hard stools, etc. There are otc remedies from jojoba oil, wheatgrass and prescribed ointments with hydrocortisone.You have to treat the underlying cause first. If untreated and severe, surgery may have to be done. See your pcp first who can make proper referral. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain while passing stool from a cut in anal opening? (anal fissure maybe?) how do I treat and reduce pain?
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