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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
Easy BM diet: Fissure is a tear in the lining of your anal canal. You need to minimize mechanical stress/ trauma of defecation to heal. Any food known to give you constipation or loose bm should be avoided. Many find adjusting the amt of fiber supplement helpful in achieving the bm consistency that don't hurt as much. Sitz bath and otc meds can promote healing too. If nothing helps, see your doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Normal veins: Everybody is born with normal hemorrhoidal veins that serve as a vascular cushion for stool passage. They cause problems when people abuse them with poor diet, poor fluids, excessive straining, constipation or diarrhea. They should last a lifetime if you treat them properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pain: External hemorrhoids are painful. These are hemorrhoids near nerves and you'll know you have them from pain and irritation. Painless hemorrhoids are usually internal but may prolapse and you notice them when cleaning. Either one can affect your life. If so see your doctor for a referral to a colo-rectal surgeon. Improve your quality of life. ...Read more
Could be: Any lump out side anal canal , it could be thrombosed hemorrhoid, if it is at tail bone side it could be sentinel hemorrhoid due to an anal fissure, or a papilloma . These are all benign conditions if you feel it is hard, could be squamous cell carcinoma, see your doctor needs urgent attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok to use Anusol: But just as important is to be sure to be eating a high fiber diet and most importantly drinking 80-100oz of caffeine free, alcohol free fluid daily, more if you workout strenuously. There are other meds that work better but if no repsonse to above after2 months you may need surgery to avoid complications such as an abscess. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more
Rectal prolapse: Is where the entire rectum protrudes through the anus, hemmoroids will just be individual bulges of dilated blood vessels. If there are multiple hemmorhoids the difference can be hard to feel and has to be seen by experienced eyes. ...Read more
Mostly No: While hemorrhoids that incur significant prolapse can cause bleeding and mucus, that occurs with moderate prolapse of the tissue. I typically associate bloody mucus with spme form of proctitis. This can be infectious or inflammatory and can represent only the tip of the iceberg. You need to be evaluated by a GI or a colorectal surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Hemorrhoids are enlarged blood vessels under the 'skin ' of the anal canal, like varicose veins. If they are not inflamed they may be painless and cause no interference with bowel movements. But if they are inflamed or engorged, they can be very painful and that may interfere with bowel movements, usually causing constipation, which worsens the condition (a vicious cycle). ...Read more
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are associated with hard stools, straining and some circulatory problems. Strawberry seeds will not cause hemorrhoids, but increased water intake and dietary fiber may be helpful if chronic constipation and straining are making the hemorrhoids worse. If bleeding continues, be sure to get checked out by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Just saw Doc.No external, only small internal hemorrhoid.No fissures.Slight sting on inside left when defecating/passing wind.Can I resume sex w/ bf?
Yes: you should have no problem with just a small hemorrhoid ...Read more
I have had internal hemorrhoids anal fissures for 6 months on off gastro doc gave me cream it keeps going coming back did sizz bath how to fix this?
Rectum burns when I have bowel movements. Feel like I am gonna have diarrhea. Have internal/ external hemorrhoids and fissures. Colonoscopy n endoscopy clean. What to do about burning and diarrhea?
Intense lower abdomin pain after bowel movement. Had anal fissures and internal hemorrhoid's recently. Taking Metamucil for 1 wk. No relief from pain?
Abd pain s/p/ BM: Hard BM or soft? May have diverticulitis ( which is an infection in colon outpouching) - as it appears you may have some constipation- or infection from fissure Would follow up with doc urgent care today as may need antibiotics and/or anusol to decrease hemorrhoid inflammation. ...Read more
I keep reading about internal hemorrhoids not hurting(even on here said the same).Docs checked me and said mine are all internal.No fissure.Why hurt?
Who examined you: We are born with hemorrhoid tissue and there is an external and internal component to all 3. There are no pain nerve fibers above the anus where the internal hemorrhoids are found so they really cannot hurt. Yes anal fissure is one of they most common causes of anal pain but not the only cause. Complete examination of this area is difficult and should be done by a specialist. ...Read more
I have internal anal fissure problemfor 6 months used medicen cream doesnt work is it normal for the blood to be on the stool? Pain after
Male 27 hemorrhoid outside posterior side of anus has a small hole top of it that mucus like discharge i have internal healing fissure what is this?
Might have rectal spasming.Have 1 internal hemmorhoid, possible fissure. Can't tell if I am spasming, but the pain i feel is in bursts. What can I do
Anal Fissure: Nothing. Keep your bowels moving. Keep the area as clean as possible and let the tissue heal. No more anal play until you are better. ...Read more
What does it mean when "internal" hemorrhoids are on the "anal verge"?
I've been checked numerous times for the pains I have - no anal fissures.
Beyond the orifice: The anal verge is the distal end of the anal canal, forming a transitional zone between the epithelium of the anal canal and the perianal skin. Please google netterimages.com for a picture of the site of the anal verge. ...Read more
Got checked by Doc.Mentioned no anal fissures. Very small ("tiny" as she said) external hemorrhoid. Little to no swelling internal.Can I have sex w/bf?
Probably: Not entirely clear what issue was that you were seen for--from data provided, it appears you had some type of anal lesion ultimately diagnosed as "external hemorrhoid." If this is accurate, no reason to avoid intimacy other than avoiding anal penetration as this may worsen your primary complaint. ...Read more
I'm confused w the correct way to use nifedipine oin. Fissure internal, prolapse hemorrhoid external. Ok to use on both? How much?
Will be fine: You want the ointment around the anal orifice. ...Read more
I have internal hemorr. & anal fissure. Doc. suggested healing fissure before perf. band ligation. Is it safe to fix hem. first? Got sever. foul odor
Can I use ice to sooth pain from internal hemorrhoid or fissure? Saw idea to freeze water in glove & insert. anucort helpin but still in constant pain
Freeze the pain: Cold usually dulls the pain from any tissue as it reduces nerve transmission but at the same time it will also reduce local blood flow (think frost bite!) which may not be a good idea. Your best answer would be a surgical treatment for the hemorrhoids and the fissure. Please consult a general surgeon for your options. ...Read more
Have small anal fissure& internal hemorrhoid inflammation.I like to continue exercising.Would walking 4 miles(70 min)/day impede healing or would help?
Dr. Said I have an inflamed anus either because of internal hemmrhoid or fissure. Says not to worry. No family history of colon cancer I am 42.
Get treatment: Whether it is hemorrhoids or anal fissure, you should get it treated. Without family history of early age colon cancer, you do not need to worry about that. When you turn 50, get a screening colonoscopy. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more