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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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Is there a reason why a 2 year old child would have an anal fissure?

Is there a reason why a 2 year old child would have an anal fissure?

Most common: Is constipation. As the large hard stools pass through the anal opening it may cause a tear, that is the fissure. ...Read more

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What to do if my child is suffering from anal fissure from last 2 months she is 4 yrs old tell some homeopathy medicine or?

What to do if my child is suffering from anal fissure from last 2 months she is 4 yrs old tell some homeopathy medicine or?

Many remedies: There are many homeopathic remedies known to help anal fissures. For best results, you really need to consult a professional homeopath who can examine your child's total case. I can't guess from here which might be the one best matching your child's troubles -- i don't want to lead you astray by guessing. You can find a homeopath in your locality by searching at http://tinyurl.Com/mlpksbt. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child is suffering from anal fissure from last 2 months she is 4 yrs old tell some homeopathy medicine or?

What do you suggest if my child is suffering from anal fissure from last 2 months she is 4 yrs old tell some homeopathy medicine or?

Bowel regularity: The best way to cure an anal fissure is to make the stool as smooth and soft as possible so that it passes through the anus without difficulty. I prefer to do this with natural foods like bran or other fibers or fruits and veggies. Aquaphor or a petroleum jelly can also be used around the anal fissure to help protect irritation of the stool passing through. ...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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Could use your help docs! my child is suffering from anal fissure from last 2 months she is 4 yrs old. Any homeopathy medicine?

Yes there are: There are nearly 100 different homeopathic medicines that help anal fissures -- but you need the advice of a professional homeopath to find the best one for an individual case. You've listed yourself as being in carrboro nc, and there are several good homeopaths in your area. Check the national center for homeopathy to find them: http://tinyurl.Com/mlpksbt. ...Read more

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Just recently diagnosed w/hsv 2, IgG 12.20. I also have chronic10yrs anal fissure. Could the fissure be herpes and could I have passed it to my child?

Herpes: It is possible that chronic anal fissures could have been confused with recurrent herpes outbreaks. They can look similar but pretty easy to figure out the difference. A herpes culture can be done the next time the anal fissure flares up. Herpes can be passed to during vaginal delivery only if there is active viral shedding at the time of delivery. Not likely if baby has shown no signs. ...Read more

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What are that causes of bloody stool in child if there's no polyp, hemmarhoid, anal fissure, no constipation. Even child doesn't have a pain?

What are that causes of bloody stool in child if there's no polyp, hemmarhoid, anal fissure, no constipation. Even child doesn't have a pain?

Bloody stool child: Meckles diverticulum-need technesium scanning, can be food intolerances, inflammatory bowel, AVM( ateriovenous malformation), polyps would f/o pediatric gastroenterologist and allergist for food testing both skin and blood testing for food allergies. ...Read more

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How is a fissure generally diagnosed?

How is a fissure generally diagnosed?

Symptoms or exam: Classic symptoms of an anal fissure include bleeding and painful bowel movements especially after straining. A fissure can typically be diagnosed on rectal exam. Your provider should use both lubricant and Lidocaine for the exam as it can be painful. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: fissure?

Fissures are: 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 as an anal fissure. ...Read more